CVE-2015-8543

NameCVE-2015-8543
DescriptionThe networking implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3, as used in Android and other products, does not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application.
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-378-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.210-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.132-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.118-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye5.8.7-1fixed
sid5.8.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.73-2+deb7u2
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u1
linuxsource(unstable)4.3.3-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze18DLA-378-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/09/3
Upstream commit: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=79462ad02e861803b3840cc782248c7359451cd9 (v4.4-rc6)

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