CVE-2016-5243

NameCVE-2016-5243
DescriptionThe tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not properly copy a certain string, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-516-1, DSA-3607-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)3.16.84-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.320-2fixed
stretch (lts), stretch4.9.320-3fixed
buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.289-2fixed
bullseye5.10.178-3fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.191-1fixed
bookworm6.1.38-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.52-1fixed
sid, trixie6.5.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.81-1DLA-516-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u2DSA-3607-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.6.2-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5d2be1422e02ccd697ccfcd45c85b4a26e6178e2

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