CVE-2015-8324

NameCVE-2015-8324
DescriptionThe ext4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 does not properly track the initialization of certain data structures, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via a crafted USB device, related to the ext4_fill_super function.
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-360-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-2fixed
buster4.19.208-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye5.10.70-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.46-5fixed
bookworm5.15.3-1fixed
sid5.15.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)2.6.37-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze17DLA-360-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/23/2
https://bugs.openvz.org/browse/OVZ-6541
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1267261
Commit fixing the issue: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=744692dc059845b2a3022119871846e74d4f6e11 (v2.6.34-rc1)

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