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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6937

The __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound.
Publish Date : 2015-10-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6937

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Debian Debian Linux 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2015-6937

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=74e98eb085889b0d2d4908f59f6e00026063014f CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167358.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16417
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1727
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168447.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16440
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2777-1
UBUNTU USN-2777-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1263139 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/74e98eb085889b0d2d4908f59f6e00026063014f CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2773-1
UBUNTU USN-2773-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2774-1
UBUNTU USN-2774-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76767
BID 76767 Linux Kernel CVE-2015-6937 Null Pointer Deference Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-02-11
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034453
SECTRACK 1034453
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3364
DEBIAN DSA-3364
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/14/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20150914 CVE-2015-6937 - Linux kernel - NULL pointer dereference in net/rds/connection.c
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2108
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2339
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2350
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0335
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00009.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0337
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0354
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00039.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2232
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00021.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0386
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00022.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0387
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00017.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0380
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00018.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0381
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00020.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0384
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2074
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00034.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0434
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168539.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16441
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00019.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0383

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6937

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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