CVE-2015-8746

NameCVE-2015-8746
Descriptionfs/nfs/nfs4proc.c in the NFS client in the Linux kernel before 4.2.2 does not properly initialize memory for migration recovery operations, which allows remote NFS servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via crafted network traffic.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.10-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.3.1-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt20-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1295802
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/18e3b739fdc826481c6a1335ce0c5b19b3d415da (v4.3-rc1)
Fixed as well in v3.16.7-ckt18 (commit: 6a64d8c4c07c176abee384803f28fa1507963369)
Introduced by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/ec011fe847347b40c60fdb5085f65227762e2e08 (v3.13-rc1)

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