Bug 1146295 (CVE-2017-18552)

Summary: VUL-1: CVE-2017-18552: kernel-source: out of bounds write and read in the function rds_recv_track_latency
Product: [Novell Products] SUSE Security Incidents Reporter: Alexandros Toptsoglou <atoptsoglou>
Component: IncidentsAssignee: E-mail List <kernel-maintainers>
Status: RESOLVED UPSTREAM QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Normal    
Priority: P5 - None CC: meissner, smash_bz
Version: unspecified   
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Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/240426/
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Description Alexandros Toptsoglou 2019-08-20 07:56:45 UTC
CVE-2017-18552

An issue was discovered in net/rds/af_rds.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11.
There is an out of bounds write and read in the function rds_recv_track_latency.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2017-18552
http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2017/CVE-2017-18552.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-18552
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=780e982905bef61d13496d9af5310bf4af3a64d3
Comment 1 Alexandros Toptsoglou 2019-08-20 07:59:01 UTC
The vulnerable function introduced in version 4.11 and the issue is already fixed in version 4.12. Based on this, the specific issue does not affect us