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CVE-2015-1465 Detail

Current Description

The IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.8 does not properly consider the length of the Read-Copy Update (RCU) grace period for redirecting lookups in the absence of caching, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a flood of packets.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=df4d92549f23e1c037e83323aff58a21b3de7fe0
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00009.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.8 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/03/13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72435
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2545-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2546-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2562-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2563-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1183744
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/df4d92549f23e1c037e83323aff58a21b3de7fe0

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.18.7


Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1465
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2015
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017