CVE-2015-5156

NameCVE-2015-5156
DescriptionThe virtnet_probe function in drivers/net/virtio_net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2 attempts to support a FRAGLIST feature without proper memory allocation, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) via a crafted sequence of fragmented packets.
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)
ReferencesDLA-310-1, DSA-3364-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.76-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.19.67-2+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u2fixed
bullseye5.2.17-1fixed
sid5.3.9-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.1.5-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u4DSA-3364-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.68-1+deb7u4DSA-3364-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze14DLA-310-1

Notes

http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=143868216724068&w=2

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