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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: denial of service via SegmentSmack

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via tcp_prune_ofo_queue() 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, AsyncOS, Cisco Content SMA, Cisco ESA, Cisco WSA, Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, QRadar SIEM, Junos OS, Junos Space, SRX-Series, Linux, McAfee Email Gateway, McAfee NSM, McAfee NSP, McAfee Web Gateway, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, RHEL, ROX, RuggedSwitch, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Creation date: 07/08/2018.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2018-AVI-374, CERTFR-2018-AVI-375, CERTFR-2018-AVI-386, CERTFR-2018-AVI-390, CERTFR-2018-AVI-392, CERTFR-2018-AVI-419, CERTFR-2018-AVI-420, CERTFR-2018-AVI-428, CERTFR-2018-AVI-457, CERTFR-2018-AVI-584, CERTFR-2019-AVI-346, CERTFR-2019-AVI-354, CERTFR-2020-AVI-207, cisco-sa-20180824-linux-tcp, cpujan2019, cpujul2020, CVE-2018-5390, DLA-1466-1, DSA-4266-1, ibm10742755, JSA10876, JSA10917, K95343321, openSUSE-SU-2018:2242-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:2404-1, RHSA-2018:2384-01, RHSA-2018:2395-01, RHSA-2018:2645-01, RHSA-2018:2776-01, RHSA-2018:2785-01, RHSA-2018:2789-01, RHSA-2018:2790-01, RHSA-2018:2791-01, RHSA-2018:2924-01, RHSA-2018:2933-01, RHSA-2018:2948-01, SB10249, SegmentSmack, sk134253, SSA-377115, SSB-439005, SUSE-SU-2018:2223-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2328-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2344-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2374-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2596-1, SUSE-SU-2019:14127-1, SUSE-SU-2019:1870-1, SYMSA1467, USN-3732-1, USN-3732-2, USN-3741-1, USN-3741-2, USN-3741-3, USN-3742-1, USN-3742-2, USN-3742-3, USN-3763-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26913, VU#962459.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via tcp_prune_ofo_queue() of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat impacts software or systems such as Broadcom Content Analysis, ProxySG by Symantec, GAiA, SecurePlatform, CheckPoint Security Gateway, AsyncOS, Cisco Content SMA, Cisco ESA, Cisco WSA, Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, QRadar SIEM, Junos OS, Junos Space, SRX-Series, Linux, McAfee Email Gateway, McAfee NSM, McAfee NSP, McAfee Web Gateway, openSUSE Leap, Oracle Communications, RHEL, ROX, RuggedSwitch, SIMATIC, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat is important.

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 cybersecurity bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Linux kernel: version 4.17.11.
The version 4.17.11 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.14.59.
The version 4.14.59 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.9.116.
The version 4.9.116 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

Linux kernel: version 4.4.161.
The version 4.4.161 is fixed:
  https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/

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

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

Cisco: solution for SegmentSmack.
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 9: new linux packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: linux 4.9.110-3+deb9u1

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

IBM QRadar SIEM: patch for Linux.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Juniper: solution for SegmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

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

McAfee: solution for SegmentSmack.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: kernel 4.12.14-lp150.12.10.1

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

Oracle Communications: CPU of January 2019.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html

Oracle Communications: CPU of July 2020.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2681987.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682459.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682014.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683787.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683788.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683789.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682045.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683831.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682010.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683832.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682500.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683241.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682011.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683840.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2682018.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683841.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683842.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683843.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2683845.1

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 2.6.32-573.62.1.el6

RHEL 6: new kernel-rt packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: kernel-rt 3.10.0-693.39.1.rt56.629.el6rt

RHEL 7.2: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-327.73.1.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 3.10.0-693.39.1.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 (16/08/2018).
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel 3.10.0-862.11.6.el7

RHEL 7: new kernel-rt packages (16/08/2018).
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: kernel-rt 3.10.0-862.11.6.rt56.819.el7

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

SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU 1518: workaround for GNU/Linux Vulnerabilities.
A workaround is indicated in the information source.

SUSE LE 11 SP4: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 11 SP4: kernel 3.0.101-108.98.1

SUSE LE 12 SP1: new kernel packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: kernel 3.12.74-60.64.118.1

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 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 packages 4.4.143-94.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: kernel 4.4.143-94.47.1

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 4.12.14-25.6.1

Ubuntu 12.04: new linux-image-3.2.0 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: linux-image-generic 3.2.0.135.150

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 16.04 LTS: linux-image-4.15.0 4.15.0-30.32~16.04.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: linux-image-4.15.0 4.15.0-30.32

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

Wind River Linux: solution (16/10/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.

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