CVE-2015-7990 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the rds_sendmsg function in net/rds/sendmsg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.3 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. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-6937.


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NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8c7188b23474cca017b3ef354c4a58456f68303a
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html
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/2016-02/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00017.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00034.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-3396
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.3.3 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/27/5
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77340
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034453
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2886-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2887-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2887-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2888-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2889-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2889-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2890-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2890-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2890-3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1276437
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952384
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8c7188b23474cca017b3ef354c4a58456f68303a
https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/10/16/530

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7990
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018
Source:
MITRE