CVE-2023-6040

NameCVE-2023-6040
DescriptionAn out-of-bounds access vulnerability involving netfilter was reported and fixed as: f1082dd31fe4 (netfilter: nf_tables: Reject tables of unsupported family); While creating a new netfilter table, lack of a safeguard against invalid nf_tables family (pf) values within `nf_tables_newtable` function enables an attacker to achieve out-of-bounds access.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.304-1vulnerable
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.205-2vulnerable
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.69-1fixed
trixie6.6.15-2fixed
sid6.7.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.209-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.18.2-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/01/12/1
https://git.kernel.org/linus/f1082dd31fe461d482d69da2a8eccfeb7bf07ac2 (5.18-rc1)

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