The __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.c in the Linux
kernel through 4.2.3 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
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20150914 CVE-2015-6937 - Linux kernel - NULL pointer dereference in net/rds/connection.c
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