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F5 Networks: K37510383 (CVE-2015-5283): Linux kernel SCTP vulnerability CVE-2015-5283

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F5 Networks: K37510383 (CVE-2015-5283): Linux kernel SCTP vulnerability CVE-2015-5283

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/19/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

The 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.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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