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, 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)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.88-1fixed
jessie3.16.39-1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.39-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4.9.18-1fixed

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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