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CVE-2015-5283 Detail

Description

The sctp_init function in net/sctp/protocol.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.3 has an incorrect sequence of protocol-initialization steps, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic or memory corruption) by creating SCTP sockets before all of the steps have finished.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/19/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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=8e2d61e0aed2b7c4ecb35844fe07e0b2b762dee4 Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00005.html
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/515996/ Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3372
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.2.3
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77058
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033808
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2823-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2826-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2829-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2829-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1257528
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8e2d61e0aed2b7c4ecb35844fe07e0b2b762dee4 Exploit
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-5283

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)
4.2.2


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5283
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016