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CVE-2015-5364 Detail

Current Description

The (1) udp_recvmsg and (2) udpv6_recvmsg functions in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 do not properly consider yielding a processor, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via incorrect checksums within a UDP packet flood.

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/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=beb39db59d14990e401e235faf66a6b9b31240b0
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10761
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00023.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00049.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-2015-1623.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1778.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1787.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0045.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1096.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1100.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3313
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/2015/06/30/13
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75510
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032794
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2680-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2681-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2682-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2683-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2684-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2713-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2714-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1225
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1239029
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/beb39db59d14990e401e235faf66a6b9b31240b0
https://twitter.com/grsecurity/status/605854034260426753

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
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Up to (including)
4.0.5

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:6.5
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Change History

14 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5364
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018