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CVE-2015-7799 Detail

Current Description

The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 does not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00039.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3426
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/10/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77033
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033809
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2841-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2841-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2842-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2842-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2844-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2886-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1271134
https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=187973 Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7799
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2015
NVD Last Modified:
03/23/2017