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CVE-2007-2242 Detail


The IPv6 protocol allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted IPv6 type 0 route headers (IPV6_RTHDR_TYPE_0) that create network amplification between two routers.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/25/2007

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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)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:006 External Source OPENBSD [3.9] 20070423 022: SECURITY FIX: April 23, 2007 External Source OPENBSD [4.0] 20070423 012: SECURITY FIX: April 23, 2007 External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:03.ipv6 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#267289 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:171 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:196 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:216 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:051 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0347 External Source MISC External Source BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen External Source BUGTRAQ 20070508 FLEA-2007-0016-1: kernel Patch External Source BID 23615 External Source SECTRACK 1017949 External Source UBUNTU USN-486-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-508-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1563 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2270 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3050 External Source XF openbsd-ipv6-type0-dos(33851) External Source CONFIRM External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9574

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