CVE-2017-12153

NameCVE-2017-12153
DescriptionA security flaw was discovered in the nl80211_set_rekey_data() function in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.3. This function does not check whether the required attributes are present in a Netlink request. This request can be issued by a user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and may result in a NULL pointer dereference and system crash.
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ReferencesDLA-1099-1, DSA-3981-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.101-1fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.16.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.12.13-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.43-2+deb8u5mediumDSA-3981-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.30-2+deb9u5mediumDSA-3981-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.93-1mediumDLA-1099-1

Notes

https://marc.info/?t=150525503100001&r=1&w=2
https://marc.info/?l=linux-wireless&m=150525493517953&w=2

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