CVE-2017-15868

NameCVE-2017-15868
DescriptionThe bnep_add_connection function in net/bluetooth/bnep/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 does not ensure that an l2cap socket is available, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1200-1, DSA-4082-1
NVD severityhigh (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)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
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)4.0.2-1high
linuxsourcejessie3.16.51-3+deb8u1highDSA-4082-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.96-1highDLA-1200-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/71bb99a02b32b4cc4265118e85f6035ca72923f0 (v3.19-rc3)

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