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SCP7-240 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2015-7990

Created: Dec 29, 2015    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Jan 22, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


Race condition in the rds_sendmsg function in net/rds/sendmsg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by using a socket that was not properly bound.  NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-6937.

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