CVE-2015-1573 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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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 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-19 Data Processing Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
MITRE