CVE-2015-5283

2015-10-19T10:59:00
ID CVE-2015-5283
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-12-08T03:09:00

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.