Bug 1257528 - (CVE-2015-5283) CVE-2015-5283 kernel: Creating multiple sockets when SCTP module isn't loaded leads to kernel panic
CVE-2015-5283 kernel: Creating multiple sockets when SCTP module isn't loaded...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20150922,repor...
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Depends On: 1251807 1279290
Blocks: 1257532
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Reported: 2015-08-27 05:32 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2016-09-25 23:49 EDT (History)
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A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the SCTP implementation. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service on the system by triggering a kernel panic when creating multiple sockets in parallel while the system did not have the SCTP module loaded.
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Last Closed: 2016-09-25 23:49:03 EDT
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Description Adam Mariš 2015-08-27 05:32:02 EDT
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in SCTP implementation allowing the local user to cause system DoS. Creation of multiple sockets in parallel when system doesn't have SCTP module loaded can lead to kernel panic.

Upstream patch:

http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/515996/
Comment 1 Wade Mealing 2015-11-08 22:39:37 EST
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1279290]
Comment 3 Wade Mealing 2015-11-08 22:45:09 EST
Statement:

This issue affects the Linux kernels as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7. Due to the limited security impact the issue is currently not planned to be addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 4 Wade Mealing 2015-11-08 23:08:24 EST
Acknowledgments:

This issue was discovered by Ji Jianwen from Red Hat engineering.
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 08:15:44 EST
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2411 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2411.html
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 18:11:55 EST
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2152 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2152.html
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 18:26:43 EST
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2152 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2152.html

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