CVE Details

Release Date:2015-09-22


The sctp_init function in net/sctp/protocol.c in the Linux kernelbefore 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.

See more information about CVE-2015-5283 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:4.7 Base Metrics:AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Confidentiality Impact: None
Access Impact: Medium Integrity Impact: None
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.2.1.el6uek)ELSA-2015-31012015-11-27
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2015-31012015-11-27
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.2.1.el7uek)ELSA-2015-31012015-11-27
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2015-21522015-11-24
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2015-31012015-11-27
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2015-01502015-11-30

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