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1239029: CVE-2015-5366 CVE-2015-5364 kernel: net: incorrect processing of checksums in UDP implementation
A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's networking implementation handled UDP packets with incorrect checksum values. A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to trigger an infinite loop in the kernel, resulting in a denial of service on the system, or cause a denial of service in applications using the edge triggered epoll functionality.

Find out more about CVE-2015-5366 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2016:0045 2016-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2015:1623 2015-08-13
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 Extended Update Support 6.6 (kernel) RHSA-2016:1100 2016-05-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.4 (kernel) RHSA-2016:1096 2016-05-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2015:1788 2015-09-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Update Support 6.5 (kernel) RHSA-2016:1225 2016-06-14
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