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SCP7-197 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-5364

Created: Jul 19, 2015    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 27, 2015
Previous ID: LIN4-32904
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


Linux kernel built with the networking support(CONFIG_NET) is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while receiving(recvmsg(2), recvfrom(2)) data over UDP channel, with an incorrect checksum value.

An unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause DoS(CVE-2015-5364) to a remote system via specially crafted UDP packets.

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