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CVE-2015-4700 Detail

Current Description

The bpf_int_jit_compile function in arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by creating a packet filter and then loading crafted BPF instructions that trigger late convergence by the JIT compiler.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

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=3f7352bf21f8fd7ba3e2fcef9488756f188e12be
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00023.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00021.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1778.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3329
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.0.6 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/23/2
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75356
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033046
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2679-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2680-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2681-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2683-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2684-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1233615
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3f7352bf21f8fd7ba3e2fcef9488756f188e12be
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K05211147

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)
4.0.5


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4700
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/08/2019