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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: denial of service via FragmentSmack

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via FragmentSmack of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Broadcom Content Analysis, ProxySG by Symantec, GAiA, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Gateway, Cisco Aironet, IOS XE Cisco, Nexus by Cisco, Prime Collaboration Assurance, Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Router, Secure ACS, Cisco CUCM, Cisco UCS, Cisco Unified CCX, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco Wireless Controller, Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Junos Space, Linux, Windows 10, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, openSUSE Leap, Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS, RHEL, RSA Authentication Manager, ROX, RuggedSwitch, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Synology DSM, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/08/2018.
Références of this threat: ADV180022, CERTFR-2018-AVI-390, CERTFR-2018-AVI-392, CERTFR-2018-AVI-419, CERTFR-2018-AVI-457, CERTFR-2018-AVI-478, CERTFR-2018-AVI-533, CERTFR-2019-AVI-233, CERTFR-2019-AVI-242, CERTFR-2020-AVI-207, cisco-sa-20180824-linux-ip-fragment, CVE-2018-5391, DLA-1466-1, DLA-1529-1, DSA-2019-062, DSA-4272-1, FragmentSmack, JSA10917, K74374841, openSUSE-SU-2018:2404-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2407-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:0274-1, PAN-SA-2018-0012, RHSA-2018:2785-01, RHSA-2018:2791-01, RHSA-2018:2846-01, RHSA-2018:2924-01, RHSA-2018:2925-01, RHSA-2018:2933-01, RHSA-2018:2948-01, RHSA-2018:3083-01, RHSA-2018:3096-01, RHSA-2018:3459-01, RHSA-2018:3540-01, RHSA-2018:3586-01, RHSA-2018:3590-01, sk134253, SSA-377115, SUSE-SU-2018:2344-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2374-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2380-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2381-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2596-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0541-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1289-1, SYMSA1467, Synology-SA-18:44, USN-3740-1, USN-3740-2, USN-3741-1, USN-3741-2, USN-3741-3, USN-3742-1, USN-3742-2, USN-3742-3, VIGILANCE-VUL-27009, VU#641765.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via FragmentSmack of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as Broadcom Content Analysis, ProxySG by Symantec, GAiA, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Gateway, Cisco Aironet, IOS XE Cisco, Nexus by Cisco, Prime Collaboration Assurance, Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Router, Secure ACS, Cisco CUCM, Cisco UCS, Cisco Unified CCX, Cisco IP Phone, Cisco Wireless Controller, Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Junos Space, Linux, Windows 10, Windows 2008 R0, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows RT, openSUSE Leap, Palo Alto Firewall PA***, PAN-OS, RHEL, RSA Authentication Manager, ROX, RuggedSwitch, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Synology DSM, Ubuntu.

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

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

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

Check Point: solution for SegmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Cisco: solution for FragmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new linux-4.9 packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux-4.9 4.9.110-3+deb9u2~deb8u1

Debian 8: new linux packages (05/10/2018).
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: linux 3.16.59-1

Debian 9: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: linux 4.9.110-3+deb9u2

F5 BIG-IP: solution for FragmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Junos Space: version 18.4R1.
The version 18.4R1 is fixed.

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: kernel 4.12.14-lp150.12.16.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new kernel packages (04/03/2019).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: kernel 4.4.175-89.1

openSUSE Leap 42.3: new kernel packages (17/08/2018).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: kernel 4.4.143-65.1

Palo Alto: solution for FragmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

RHEL 6.4: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel 2.6.32-358.93.1.el6

RHEL 6.5: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel 2.6.32-431.93.2.el6

RHEL 6.6: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel 2.6.32-504.76.2.el6

RHEL 6.7: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel 2.6.32-573.65.2.el6

RHEL 6: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel 2.6.32-754.6.3.el6

RHEL 6: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel-rt 3.10.0-693.43.1.rt56.630.el6rt

RHEL 7.2: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-327.76.1.el7

RHEL 7.3: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-514.58.1.el7

RHEL 7.4: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-693.43.1.el7

RHEL 7.5: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-862.20.2.el7

RHEL 7: new kernel-alt packages (30/10/2018).
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel-alt 4.14.0-115.el7a

RHEL 7: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-957.el7

RHEL 7: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel-rt 3.10.0-957.rt56.910.el7

RSA Authentication Manager: version 8.4 patch P3.
The version 8.4 patch P3 is fixed:
  https://www.dell.com/support/

RUGGEDCOM, SIMATIC: fixed versions for Linux SegmentSmack.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.

SUSE LE 12 SP1: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: kernel 3.12.74-60.64.110.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: kernel 4.4.121-92.92.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new kernel packages (05/03/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: kernel 4.4.175-94.79.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new kernel packages 4.4.143-4.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: kernel 4.4.143-4.13.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3:kernel-rt 4.4.147-3.20.1

SUSE LE 15: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: kernel 4.12.14-25.13.1

Synology DSM: solution for FragmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

Ubuntu: new linux-image-3.13.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 3.13.0.155.165
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: linux-image-generic-lts-trusty 3.13.0.156.146

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.15.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.15.0.32.34

Ubuntu: new linux-image-4.4.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 4.4.0.133.139
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: linux-image-generic 3.13.0.156.166

Windows: workaround for FragmentSmack.
A workaround is indicated in the information source.

Wind River Linux: solution (28/11/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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