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Category:   Device (VoIP/Phone/FAX)  >   Google Android Vendors:   Google
(Google Issues Fix for Google Android) Linux Kernel UDP Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036766
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036766
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5364   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 12 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in the Linux Kernel. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. Google Android is affected.

A remote user can send a flood of UDP packets with specially crafted checksums to cause the target application to hang [CVE-2015-5364].

A remote user can send a flood of UDP packets with specially crafted checksums to cause the target application to stop reading packets [CVE-2015-5366].

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to hang.

A remote user can cause the target application to stop reading packets.

Solution:   Google has issued a fix for CVE-2015-5364 for Google Android (Security patch level 2016-09-05).

The Google advisory is available at:

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html

Vendor URL:  source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-09-01.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 7 2015 Linux Kernel UDP Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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