CVE-2015-8569 Detail

Current Description

The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3 do not verify an address length, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  2.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=09ccfd238e5a0e670d8178cf50180ea81ae09ae1
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176484.html
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://twitter.com/grsecurity/statuses/676744240802750464
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3434
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/15/11
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79428
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034549
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=1292045
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/09ccfd238e5a0e670d8178cf50180ea81ae09ae1
https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/12/14/252

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8569
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE