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CVE-2015-6937 Detail

Current Description

The __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound.

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

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

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=74e98eb085889b0d2d4908f59f6e00026063014f Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168447.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168539.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167358.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00007.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00009.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00017.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00018.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00019.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00020.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00021.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00022.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00034.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00039.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3364 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/14/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76767 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034453 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2773-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2774-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2777-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1263139 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/74e98eb085889b0d2d4908f59f6e00026063014f Patch Third Party Advisory

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6937
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018