CVE-2017-5897

NameCVE-2017-5897
DescriptionThe ip6gre_err function in net/ipv6/ip6_gre.c in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving GRE flags in an IPv6 packet, which trigger an out-of-bounds access.
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)
ReferencesDSA-3791-1
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)4.19.118-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.8.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linuxsourcejessie3.16.39-1+deb8u1DSA-3791-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.9.13-1

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git/commit/?id=7892032cfe67f4bde6fc2ee967e45a8fbaf33756
Introduced by: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c12b395a46646bab69089ce7016ac78177f6001f (3.7-rc1)

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