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prionPRIOn knowledge basePRION:CVE-2015-7799
HistoryOct 19, 2015 - 10:59 a.m.

Null pointer dereference

2015-10-1910:59:00
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6.3 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

10.1%

The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 does not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call.

CPENameOperatorVersion
linux_kernelle4.2.2

References

6.3 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

10.1%