Bug 1295802 (CVE-2015-8746) - CVE-2015-8746 kernel: when NFSv4 migration is executed, kernel oops occurs at NFS client
Summary: CVE-2015-8746 kernel: when NFSv4 migration is executed, kernel oops occurs at...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-8746
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1290679 1295803 1334733 1334734
Blocks: 1291211
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-01-05 13:51 UTC by Vladis Dronov
Modified: 2019-06-11 11:13 UTC (History)
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A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel: the NFSv4.2 migration code improperly initialized the kernel structure. A local, authenticated user could use this flaw to cause a panic of the NFS client (denial of service).
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:47:04 UTC


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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2574 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2016-11-03 12:06:10 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2016:2584 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2016-11-03 12:08:49 UTC

Description Vladis Dronov 2016-01-05 13:51:03 UTC
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in the NFSv4.2 migration code that can cause a panic of the NFS client due to improperly initialized kernel structure.

References:

An upstream patch: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=18e3b739f

Comment 1 Vladis Dronov 2016-01-05 13:53:05 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1295803]

Comment 3 Vladis Dronov 2016-01-05 14:11:09 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 as the code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.

This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and MRG-2. Future updates for the respective releases may address the issue.

Comment 5 Adam Mariš 2016-01-06 13:08:48 UTC
CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/27

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 14:51:40 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2574 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 19:39:14 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2584 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 21:30:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2574 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-03 21:46:20 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2016:2584 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html


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