The OSPF implementation in IBM i 6.1 and 7.1, in z/OS on zSeries servers, and in Networking Operating System (aka NOS, formerly BLADE Operating System) does not properly validate Link State Advertisement (LSA) type 1 packets before performing operations on the LSA database, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (routing disruption) or obtain sensitive packet information via a crafted LSA packet, a related issue to CVE-2013-0149.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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