CVE-2015-6937

NameCVE-2015-6937
DescriptionThe __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound.
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)3.16.74-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.67-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye5.2.17-1fixed
sid5.3.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.2.1-1
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

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=74e98eb085889b0d2d4908f59f6e00026063014f (v4.3-rc1)

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