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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4670

Original release date: 01/07/2011
Last revised: 02/02/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA) 5500 series devices with software 8.2(3) and earlier, and Cisco PIX Security Appliances devices, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and device hang) by sending many Router Advertisement (RA) messages with different source addresses, as demonstrated by the flood_router6 program in the thc-ipv6 package, aka Bug ID CSCti24526.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://events.ccc.de/congress/2010/Fahrplan/events/3957.en.html
External Source: XF
Name: asa-pix-nd-dos(64598)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://mirror.fem-net.de/CCC/27C3/mp3-audio-only/27c3-3957-en-ipv6_insecurities.mp3
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024963
External Source: MISC
Name: http://mirror.fem-net.de/CCC/27C3/mp4-h264-HQ/27c3-3957-en-ipv6_insecurities.mp4
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/asa82/release/notes/asarn82.pdf
External Source: BID
Name: 45760
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00yjWB6gGy8

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2.1
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.0
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.8%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.7%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.5%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.48%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.18%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.0.5
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.0.4
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.0.3
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.0.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2.5
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2.4
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2.3
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.2.1
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.2.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1.1
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0%280%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0%285%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0%286.7%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0%285.2%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0%284%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0%282%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1%282.48%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1%282.49%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1%282.5%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1%285%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.1.4
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.4.3
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1%282%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.1%282.27%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.14%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.15%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.16%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.17%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%281%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%281.22%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.10%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.0.8:interim
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.2.2:interim
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.2%281%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:7.2%282.19%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.2%282%29
* cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:8.2%283%29 and previous versions
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* cpe:/h:cisco:5500_series_adaptive_security_appliance
* cpe:/h:cisco:asa_5500
* cpe:/h:cisco:pix_security_appliance
* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)