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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0418

Original release date: 02/04/2009
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) implementation in HP HP-UX B.11.11, B.11.23, and B.11.31 does not validate the origin of Neighbor Discovery messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of connectivity), read private network traffic, and possibly execute arbitrary code via a spoofed message that modifies the Forward Information Base (FIB), a related issue to CVE-2008-2476.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021660
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33787
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080107
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0312
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5943

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5943
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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