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CVE-2015-8543

Description

The networking implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3, as used in Android and other products, does not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application.CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 7
Publish Date: Dec 28, 2015
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Dec 28, 2015

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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