CVE-2015-8215

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Description

net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel before 4.0 does not validate attempted changes to the MTU value, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (packet loss) via a value that is (1) smaller than the minimum compliant value or (2) larger than the MTU of an interface, as demonstrated by a Router Advertisement (RA) message that is not validated by a daemon, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0272. NOTE: the scope of CVE-2015-0272 is limited to the NetworkManager product.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=77751427a1ff25b27d47a4c36b12c3c8667855ac

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00005.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00018.html

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/2016-02/msg00013.html

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

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

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3364

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85274

https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1500810

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=944296

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1192132

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/77751427a1ff25b27d47a4c36b12c3c8667855ac

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-11-16

Updated: 2017-11-04

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.19 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (24 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124985EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1532)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124812EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1488)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
99163OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
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
91295OracleVM 3.3 : kernel-uek (OVMSA-2016-0053)NessusOracleVM 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
91291Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3565)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
89022SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:0585-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
88605openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-136)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
88545openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-124)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
87651SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:2339-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
87495SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:2292-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
87214SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:2194-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
87135CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2015:2152)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
87090Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2015-2152)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
86972RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2015:2152)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
86050Debian DSA-3364-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium