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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: buffer overflow via libertas add_ie_rates

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via libertas add_ie_rates() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, Android OS, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 22/11/2019.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2020-AVI-005, CERTFR-2020-AVI-013, CERTFR-2020-AVI-046, CERTFR-2020-AVI-119, CERTFR-2020-AVI-123, CERTFR-2020-AVI-124, CERTFR-2020-AVI-130, CERTFR-2020-AVI-148, CERTFR-2020-AVI-260, CERTFR-2020-AVI-318, CERTFR-2020-AVI-537, CVE-2019-14896, DLA-2068-1, DLA-2114-1, FEDORA-2019-8846a1a5a2, FEDORA-2019-91f6e7bb71, FEDORA-2020-2a5cdd665c, FEDORA-2020-f884f9dd7d, openSUSE-SU-2020:0336-1, RHSA-2020:3548-01, SSA:2020-086-01, SUSE-SU-2020:0511-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0558-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0559-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0560-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0580-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0599-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0605-1, SUSE-SU-2020:1255-1, SUSE-SU-2020:14354-1, SUSE-SU-2020:1663-1, USN-4225-1, USN-4225-2, USN-4226-1, USN-4227-1, USN-4227-2, USN-4228-1, USN-4228-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-30945.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via libertas add_ie_rates() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity alert impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Android OS, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of radio connection.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Linux kernel: version 5.4.16.
The version 5.4.16 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.19.100.
The version 4.19.100 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.14.169.
The version 4.14.169 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.9.212.
The version 4.9.212 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.4.212.
The version 4.4.212 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 3.16.83.
The version 3.16.83 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/linux-3.16.83.tar.xz

Linux kernel: patch for libertas.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new linux-4.9 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux-4.9 4.9.210-1~deb8u1

Debian 8: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux 3.16.81-1

Fedora: new kernel-headers packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: kernel-headers 5.4.18-100.fc30
  Fedora 31: kernel-headers 5.4.18-200.fc31

Fedora: new kernel packages (02/12/2019).
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: kernel 5.3.13-200.fc30
  Fedora 31: kernel 5.3.13-300.fc31

Google Android/Pixel: patch for September 2020.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new kernel packages (13/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: kernel 4.12.14-lp151.28.40.1

RHEL 6: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6.0-6.10: kernel 2.6.32-754.33.1.el6

Slackware 14.2: new kernel packages (27/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.2: kernel 4.4.217-i586-1

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: kernel 3.0.101-108.111.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: kernel-default 4.4.121-92.129.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel-azure packages (03/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel-azure 4.12.14-6.37.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: kernel-rt 4.12.14-8.12.1

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new kernel-azure packages (03/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: kernel-azure 4.12.14-16.10.1

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new kernel packages (04/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: kernel 4.12.14-122.17.1

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: kernel-rt 4.12.14-6.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: kernel 4.12.14-150.52.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel-azure packages (28/02/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel-azure 4.12.14-8.27.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new kernel packages (03/03/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: kernel 4.12.14-197.34.1

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.15.0 packages (07/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: linux-image-azure 4.15.0.1066.52
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04 4.15.0.74.94
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.15.0.74.76

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.4.0 packages (07/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: linux-image-generic-lts-xenial 4.4.0.171.150
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.4.0.171.179

Ubuntu: new linux-image-5.0.0 packages (07/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-azure 5.0.0.1028.39
  Ubuntu 19.04: linux-image-generic 5.0.0.38.40

Ubuntu: new linux-image-5.3.0 packages (07/01/2020).
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic-hwe-18.04 5.3.0.26.95, linux-image-azure-edge 5.3.0.1009.9
  Ubuntu 19.10: linux-image-generic 5.3.0.26.30

Wind River Linux: version 10.17.41.20.
The version 10.17.41.20 is fixed:
  https://support2.windriver.com/

Wind River Linux: version 10.18.44.15.
The version 10.18.44.15 is fixed:
  https://support2.windriver.com/

Wind River Linux: version 10.19.45.6.
The version 10.19.45.6 is fixed:
  https://support2.windriver.com/
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