CVE-2021-22555

NameCVE-2021-22555
DescriptionA heap out-of-bounds write affecting Linux since v2.6.19-rc1 was discovered in net/netfilter/x_tables.c. This allows an attacker to gain privileges or cause a DoS (via heap memory corruption) through user name space
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)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1vulnerable
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
linuxsourcestretch4.9.272-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.194-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.10.38-1

Notes

https://github.com/google/security-research/security/advisories/GHSA-xxx5-8mvq-3528
https://google.github.io/security-research/pocs/linux/cve-2021-22555/writeup.html

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