CVE-2014-3688

Published: 24 October 2014

The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an association's output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that excessive queuing by SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) implementation in the Linux kernel can cause memory pressure. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by 2e3216cd54b142ba605e87522e15f42e0c4e3996
Fixed by 26b87c7881006311828bb0ab271a551a62dcceb4
linux-2.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.18~rc1)