CVE-2016-3070

NameCVE-2016-3070
DescriptionThe trace_writeback_dirty_page implementation in include/trace/events/writeback.h in the Linux kernel before 4.4 improperly interacts with mm/migrate.c, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a certain page move.
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)
ReferencesDSA-3607-1
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
bullseye, sid5.9.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u2DSA-3607-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.4.2-1

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1306851
https://git.kernel.org/linus/42cb14b110a5698ccf26ce59c4441722605a3743 (v4.4-rc1)

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