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Date: October 19, 2015
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.
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Weakness Type (CWE)
Upgrade to version 4.2.3
|Attack Vector (AV):||LOCAL|
|Attack Complexity (AC):||HIGH|
|Privileges Required (PR):||NONE|
|User Interaction (UI):||NONE|
|Access Vector (AV):||LOCAL|
|Access Complexity (AC):||MEDIUM|