CVE-2015-1465

NameCVE-2015-1465
DescriptionThe IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.8 does not properly consider the length of the Read-Copy Update (RCU) grace period for redirecting lookups in the absence of caching, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a flood of packets.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.57-2fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u3fixed
buster4.17.14-1fixed
sid4.17.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt7-1high
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.16)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.16)
Upstream patch: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=df4d92549f23e1c037e83323aff58a21b3de7fe0 (v3.19-rc7)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/02/2

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