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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
Description Last Modified:  10/03/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/28/2017)

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
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-013.txt.asc
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:10.nd6.asc Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020968
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3467
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/472363 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-7H2RY7 US Government Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/MAPG-7H2S68 US Government Resource
http://www.openbsd.org/errata42.html#015_ndp
http://www.openbsd.org/errata43.html#006_ndp
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31529
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021109
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021132
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2750
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2751
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2752
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0633
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45601
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5670
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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2476
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017