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SCP6-838 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-8956

Created: Oct 16, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Oct 24, 2016
Previous ID: LIN6-11847
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Kernel


The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2 allows local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket.

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