CVE-2017-0861

NameCVE-2017-0861
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the snd_pcm_info function in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel allows attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
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)wheezy3.2.78-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3vulnerable
jessie3.16.51-2vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
buster4.15.11-1fixed
sid4.15.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.13.4-1medium
linuxsourcestretch4.9.80-1medium

Notes

[jessie] - linux <ignored> (Minor issue, cf. kernel-sec information)
[wheezy] - linux <ignored> (Minor issue, cf. kernel-sec information)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/362bca57f5d78220f8b5907b875961af9436e229
UAF actually already removed in https://git.kernel.org/linus/e11f0f90a626f93899687b1cc909ee37dd6c5809

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