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CVE-2009-2189 Detail

Current Description

The ICMPv6 implementation on the Apple Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme Base Station, and AirPort Express Base Station with firmware before 7.5.2 does not limit the rate of (1) Router Advertisement and (2) Neighbor Discovery packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and device restart) by sending many packets.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Dec/msg00001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4298 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024907

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:3.84:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:4.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:7.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:7.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express_base_station_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.4.2
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_extreme_base_station_firmware:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_extreme_base_station_firmware:5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_express:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:airport_extreme:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:apple:time_capsule:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2189
NVD Published Date:
12/21/2010
NVD Last Modified:
01/19/2011