CVE-2015-8767

NameCVE-2015-8767
Descriptionnet/sctp/sm_sideeffect.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3 does not properly manage the relationship between a lock and a socket, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via a crafted sctp_accept call.
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-412-1, DSA-3448-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.240-2fixed
buster4.19.146-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye5.9.9-1fixed
sid5.9.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.73-2+deb7u3
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u3DSA-3448-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.3.1-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze19DLA-412-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/linus/635682a14427d241bab7bbdeebb48a7d7b91638e (v4.3-rc4)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/11/4

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