The sctp_init function in net/sctp/protocol.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.3 has an incorrect sequence of protocol-initialization steps, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic or memory corruption) by creating SCTP sockets before all of the steps have finished.
Published 2015-10-19 10:59:03
Updated 2023-02-13 00:52:54
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5283

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5283

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.7
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.4
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5283

References for CVE-2015-5283

Products affected by CVE-2015-5283

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