Debian Security Advisory DSA 3341-1 (conntrack - security update)

Published: 2015-08-19 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
conntrack on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.2.1-1+deb7u1. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.4.2-2+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.4.2-3. We recommend that you upgrade your conntrack Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
It was discovered that in certain configurations, if the relevant conntrack kernel module is not loaded, conntrackd will crash when handling DCCP, SCTP or ICMPv6 packets.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6496

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3341.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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