CVE-2015-3212

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-06-30
CWE:
CWE-667
Bugzilla:
1226442: CVE-2015-3212 kernel: SCTP race condition allows list corruption and panic from userlevel
A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's SCTP implementation handled Address Configuration lists when performing Address Configuration Change (ASCONF). A local attacker could use this flaw to crash the system via a race condition triggered by setting certain ASCONF options on a socket.

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Statement

This issue does not affect the Linux kernels as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue affects the Linux kernels as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2015:1778 2015-09-15
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2015:1787 2015-09-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2015:1788 2015-09-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Ji Jianwen of Red Hat Engineering.
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