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CVE-2007-2242 Detail

Current Description

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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305712
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306375
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
http://openbsd.org/errata39.html#022_route6
http://openbsd.org/errata40.html#012_route6
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:03.ipv6.asc
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/267289 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0347.html
http://www.secdev.org/conf/IPv6_RH_security-csw07.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/467939/30/6690/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23615 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017949
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-508-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1563
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2270
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3050
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33851
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1310
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9574

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ietf:ipv6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ietf:ipv6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:3.1:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ietf:ipv6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2242
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018