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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-1421

Use-after-free vulnerability in the sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering an INIT collision that leads to improper handling of shared-key data.
Publish Date : 2015-03-16 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:0726: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150726 unix
RHSA-2015:0727: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150727 unix
RHSA-2015:0864: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150864 unix
RHSA-2015:1030: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151030 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-1421

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.18.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2015-1421
SECTRACK 1032172
BID 72356 Linux Kernel CVE-2015-1421 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-12-08 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0751
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1082
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1478
MLIST [oss-security] 20150129 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel - net: sctp: slab corruption from use after free on INIT collisions
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0864
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0782
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0726
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0832;a=commit;h=600ddd6825543962fb807884169e57b580dba208 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-1421

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