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CVE-2008-2476 Detail

Description

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) implementation in (1) FreeBSD 6.3 through 7.1, (2) OpenBSD 4.2 and 4.3, (3) NetBSD, (4) Force10 FTOS before E7.7.1.1, (5) Juniper JUNOS, and (6) Wind River VxWorks 5.x through 6.4 does not validate the origin of Neighbor Discovery messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of connectivity) or read private network traffic via a spoofed message that modifies the Forward Information Base (FIB).

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/03/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2476
Original release date:
10/03/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/01/1900)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-013.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-013
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:10.nd6.asc Vendor Advisory External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-08:10
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020968 External Source SECTRACK 1020968
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3467 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3467
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/472363 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#472363
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-7H2RY7 US Government Resource External Source CONFIRM http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-7H2RY7
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-7H2S68 US Government Resource External Source CONFIRM http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-7H2S68
http://www.openbsd.org/errata42.html#015_ndp External Source OPENBSD [4.2] 015: SECURITY FIX: October 2, 2008
http://www.openbsd.org/errata43.html#006_ndp External Source OPENBSD [4.3] 006: SECURITY FIX: October 2, 2008
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31529 External Source BID 31529
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021109 External Source SECTRACK 1021109
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021132 External Source SECTRACK 1021132
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2750 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2751 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2751
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2752 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2752
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0633 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0633
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45601 External Source XF multiple-vendors-ndp-dos(45601)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5670 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5670
https://www.juniper.net/alerts/viewalert.jsp?actionBtn=Search&txtAlertNumber=PSN-2008-09-036&viewMode=view External Source MISC https://www.juniper.net/alerts/viewalert.jsp?actionBtn=Search&txtAlertNumber=PSN-2008-09-036&viewMode=view

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5670
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5670

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