CVE-2015-5283

NameCVE-2015-5283
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid4.14.13-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.2.1-2medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u5medium
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8e2d61e0aed2b7c4ecb35844fe07e0b2b762dee4 (v4.3-rc3)
Introduced by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=4db67e808640e3934d82ce61ee8e2e89fd877ba8 (v3.7-rc1)

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