CVE-2015-1339

NameCVE-2015-1339
DescriptionMemory leak in the cuse_channel_release function in fs/fuse/cuse.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by opening /dev/cuse many times.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie (security), jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.16.12-1fixed
sid4.16.16-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.4.2-1medium
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in v4.2-rc1)
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in v4.2-rc1)
Introduced in: https://git.kernel.org/linus/cc080e9e9be16ccf26135d366d7d2b65209f1d56 (v4.2-rc1)
Fixed in: https://git.kernel.org/linus/2c5816b4beccc8ba709144539f6fdd764f8fa49c (v4.4-rc5)

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