CVE-2016-7039

NameCVE-2016-7039
DescriptionThe IP stack in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for large crafted packets, as demonstrated by packets that contain only VLAN headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-8666.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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)4.7.8-1high
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fcd91dd449867c6bfe56a81cabba76b829fd05cd
Introduced by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/9b174d88c257150562b0101fcc6cb6c3cb74275c (v4.0-rc1)
Intorduced by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/66e5133f19e901a044fa5eaeeb6ecff4545839e5 (v4.2-rc1)

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