CVE-2015-5707

NameCVE-2015-5707
DescriptionInteger overflow in the sg_start_req function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.x through 4.x before 4.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large iov_count value in a write request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-310-1, DSA-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)4.1.3-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u3mediumDSA-3329-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.68-1+deb7u3mediumDSA-3329-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze14mediumDLA-310-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/01/6
Probably introduced in https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=10db10d144c0248f285242f79daf6b9de6b00a62 (v2.6.28-rc1)
Fixed by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=451a2886b6bf90e2fb378f7c46c655450fb96e81 (v4.1-rc1)
Fixed by https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fdc81f45e9f57858da6351836507fbcf1b7583ee (v4.1-rc1)

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