CVE-2015-1573

NameCVE-2015-1573
DescriptionThe nft_flush_table function in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 mishandles the interaction between cross-chain jumps and ruleset flushes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
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)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.14.7-1fixed
sid4.14.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in v3.18-rc1, never in the archive outside of experimental)
Fixed by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/pablo/nf.git/commit/?id=a2f18db0c68fec96631c10cad9384c196e9008ac (v3.19-rc5)
Introduced by http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b9ac12ef099707f405d7478009564302d7ed8393 (v3.18-rc1)
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91441

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