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CVE-2015-1573 Detail

Description

The nft_flush_table function in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 mishandles the interaction between cross-chain jumps and ruleset flushes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a2f18db0c68fec96631c10cad9384c196e9008ac Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1137.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1138.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/10/13
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72552
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1190966
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a2f18db0c68fec96631c10cad9384c196e9008ac Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.18.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1573
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018