CVE-2016-5870

NameCVE-2016-5870
DescriptionThe msm_ipc_router_close function in net/ipc_router/ipc_router_socket.c in the ipc_router component for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allow attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering failure of an accept system call for an AF_MSM_IPC socket.
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: local)

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)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Qualcomm-specific kernel patch)

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