The (1) udp_recvmsg and (2) udpv6_recvmsg functions in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 do not properly consider yielding a processor, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via incorrect checksums within a UDP packet flood.
Published 2015-08-31 10:59:13
Updated 2023-02-02 19:18:00
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5364

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 22.67%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 96 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5364

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5364

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-5364

Products affected by CVE-2015-5364

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