CVE-2016-8636

NameCVE-2016-8636
DescriptionInteger overflow in the mem_check_range function in drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/rxe_mr.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption), obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, or possibly have unspecified other impact via a write or read request involving the "RDMA protocol over infiniband" (aka Soft RoCE) technology.
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NVD severityhigh (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)4.9.10-1high
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Fix https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/647bf3d8a8e5777319da92af672289b2a6c4dc66

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