CVE-2016-4470

NameCVE-2016-4470
DescriptionThe key_reject_and_link function in security/keys/key.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not ensure that a certain data structure is initialized, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors involving a crafted keyctl request2 command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-609-1, DSA-3607-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)bullseye5.10.218-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.221-1fixed
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.99-1fixed
trixie6.9.9-1fixed
sid6.9.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.81-2DLA-609-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u2DSA-3607-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.6.2-2

Notes

Fixed by: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/38327424b40bcebe2de92d07312c89360ac9229a

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