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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8812

drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb3/iwch_cm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not properly identify error conditions, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via crafted packets.
Publish Date : 2016-04-27 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 ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162574 unix
RHSA-2016:2584: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162584 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-2015-8812

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 1

- References For CVE-2015-8812
BID 83218
MLIST [oss-security] 20160211 Linux kernel: Flaw in CXGB3 driver.
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2584
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2574
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2074
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1764
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1102
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1046
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1045
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1041
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1040
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1039
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1031
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1038
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1037
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1035
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1034
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1033
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1019
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1008
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0911

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8812

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

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