CVE-2017-16996

NameCVE-2017-16996
Descriptionkernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging register truncation mishandling.
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 severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.210-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.146-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye, sid5.9.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)4.14.7-1

Notes

[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/0c17d1d2c61936401f4702e1846e2c19b200f958

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