CVE-2015-8019

NameCVE-2015-8019
DescriptionThe skb_copy_and_csum_datagram_iovec function in net/core/datagram.c in the Linux kernel 3.14.54 and 3.18.22 does not accept a length argument, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a write system call followed by a recvmsg system call.
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NVD severityhigh (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)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/27/11
Only for all stable kernels before v3.19 which have backported commit
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=89c22d8c3b278212eef6a8cc66b570bc840a6f5a
but are lacking the ioviter conversion.

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