CVE-2018-6554

NameCVE-2018-6554
DescriptionMemory leak in the irda_bind function in net/irda/af_irda.c and later in drivers/staging/irda/net/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by repeatedly binding an AF_IRDA socket.
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-1529-1, DLA-1531-1, DLA-1715-1, DSA-4308-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.272-2fixed
buster4.19.208-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.194-3fixed
bullseye5.10.70-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.46-5fixed
bookworm5.14.9-2fixed
sid5.14.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie3.16.59-1DLA-1529-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.110-3+deb9u5DSA-4308-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.17.3-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.144-3.1~deb8u1DLA-1715-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/09/04/2

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