CVE-2017-15265

NameCVE-2017-15265
DescriptionRace condition in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted /dev/snd/seq ioctl calls, related to sound/core/seq/seq_clientmgr.c and sound/core/seq/seq_ports.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1200-1
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)3.2.96-2fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5vulnerable
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5vulnerable
buster4.13.13-1fixed
sid4.14.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.13.4-2medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.51-1medium
linuxsourcestretch4.9.65-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.96-1mediumDLA-1200-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062520
http://mailman.alsa-project.org/pipermail/alsa-devel/2017-October/126292.html

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