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CVE-2015-8956 Detail

Current Description

The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2 allows local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=951b6a0717db97ce420547222647bcc40bf1eacd Issue Tracking Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-10-01.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93326
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/951b6a0717db97ce420547222647bcc40bf1eacd Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference 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)
4.1.33

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8956
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018