CVE-2018-5803

NameCVE-2018-5803
DescriptionIn the Linux Kernel before version 4.15.8, 4.14.25, 4.9.87, 4.4.121, 4.1.51, and 3.2.102, an error in the "_sctp_make_chunk()" function (net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c) when handling SCTP packets length can be exploited to cause a kernel crash.
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-1369-1, DSA-4187-1, DSA-4188-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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
stretch4.9.130-2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.20-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.15.11-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.56-1mediumDSA-4187-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.88-1mediumDSA-4188-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.101-1mediumDLA-1369-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/07f2c7ab6f8d0a7e7c5764c4e6cc9c52951b9d9c

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