CVE-2015-8954

NameCVE-2015-8954
DescriptionThe MemcmpLowercase function in Suricata before 2.0.6 improperly excludes the first byte from comparisons, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intrusion-prevention functionality via a crafted HTTP request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs777523

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
suricata (PTS)wheezy1.2.1-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.2.1-2+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie2.0.7-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch3.2.1-1fixed
buster, sid1:4.0.0-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
suricatasource(unstable)2.0.6-1high777523

Notes

[wheezy] - suricata <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - suricata <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://redmine.openinfosecfoundation.org/issues/1364

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