CVE-2015-4700

NameCVE-2015-4700
DescriptionThe bpf_int_jit_compile function in arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by creating a packet filter and then loading crafted BPF instructions that trigger late convergence by the JIT compiler.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3329-1
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)3.2.96-2fixed
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)4.0.7-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u3mediumDSA-3329-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.68-1+deb7u3mediumDSA-3329-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in v3.0-rc1)
Upstream commit: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3f7352bf21f8fd7ba3e2fcef9488756f188e12be (v4.1-rc6)
Introduced in: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0a14842f5a3c0e88a1e59fac5c3025db39721f74 (v3.0-rc1)

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