CVE-2015-1465

high
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Description

The IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.8 does not properly consider the length of the Read-Copy Update (RCU) grace period for redirecting lookups in the absence of caching, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a flood of packets.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=df4d92549f23e1c037e83323aff58a21b3de7fe0

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00008.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00009.html

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.8

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/03/13

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72435

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2545-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2546-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2562-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2563-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1183744

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/df4d92549f23e1c037e83323aff58a21b3de7fe0

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-04-05

Updated: 2017-08-13

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.18.7 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124975EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1522)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124809EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1485)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
105145Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3658) (BlueBorne) (Stack Clash)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
102061Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3597)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
85432openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2015-543)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
84227SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:1071-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
82662Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2563-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
82661Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2562-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
82073Ubuntu 14.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2546-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
82072Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic vulnerabilities (USN-2545-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
81219Fedora 20 : kernel-3.18.5-101.fc20 (2015-1672)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
81192Fedora 21 : kernel-3.18.5-201.fc21 (2015-1657)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high