CVE-2015-1421

NameCVE-2015-1421
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering an INIT collision that leads to improper handling of shared-key data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-155-1, DSA-3170-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-2fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.13-1fixed
sid4.14.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt4-3high
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.65-1+deb7u2highDSA-3170-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)high
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze11highDLA-155-1

Notes

Upstream fix: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=600ddd6825543962fb807884169e57b580dba208

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