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CVE-2015-8543 Detail

Current Description

The networking implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3, as used in Android and other products, does not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application.

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: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=79462ad02e861803b3840cc782248c7359451cd9
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00094.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00045.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0855.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3426
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3434
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/09/5
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79698
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034892
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2886-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2888-1
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=1290475
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/79462ad02e861803b3840cc782248c7359451cd9

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)
4.3.2


Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8543
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018