CVE-2015-7509

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Description

fs/ext4/namei.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted no-journal filesystem, a related issue to CVE-2013-2015.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c9b92530a723ac5ef8e352885a1862b18f31b2f5

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0855.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034559

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1259222

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956709

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c9b92530a723ac5ef8e352885a1862b18f31b2f5

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-7509

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-28

Updated: 2016-12-07

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.6.11 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (10 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
93289SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2074-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
91743OracleVM 3.2 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0060)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
91643Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20160510)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
91293Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3567)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91292Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3566)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91210Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2016-0855)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91170CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2016:0855)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
91077RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:0855)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
90884SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:1203-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
87651SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:2339-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium