CVE-2017-6214

NameCVE-2017-6214
DescriptionThe tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag.
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-849-1, DSA-3804-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.10-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.9.13-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.39-1+deb8u2mediumDSA-3804-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.86-1mediumDLA-849-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/ccf7abb93af09ad0868ae9033d1ca8108bdaec82 (v4.10-rc8)

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