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F5 Networks: K98102572 (CVE-2015-7990): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-7990

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F5 Networks: K98102572 (CVE-2015-7990): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2015-7990

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
12/28/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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