CVE-2017-6951

NameCVE-2017-6951
DescriptionThe keyring_search_aux function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.79 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a request_key system call for the "dead" type.
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-922-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.290-1fixed
buster4.19.208-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye5.10.84-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.46-5fixed
bookworm5.15.5-2fixed
sid5.15.15-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.88-1DLA-922-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.43-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.0.2-1

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