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CVE-2010-4669 Detail

Description

The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and system hang) by sending many Router Advertisement (RA) messages with different source addresses, as demonstrated by the flood_router6 program in the thc-ipv6 package.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/07/2011

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4669
Original release date:
01/07/2011
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2010/Fahrplan/events/3957.en.html Exploit External Source MISC http://events.ccc.de/congress/2010/Fahrplan/events/3957.en.html
http://mirror.fem-net.de/CCC/27C3/mp3-audio-only/27c3-3957-en-ipv6_insecurities.mp3 Exploit External Source MISC http://mirror.fem-net.de/CCC/27C3/mp3-audio-only/27c3-3957-en-ipv6_insecurities.mp3
http://mirror.fem-net.de/CCC/27C3/mp4-h264-HQ/27c3-3957-en-ipv6_insecurities.mp4 External Source MISC http://mirror.fem-net.de/CCC/27C3/mp4-h264-HQ/27c3-3957-en-ipv6_insecurities.mp4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45760 External Source BID 45760
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00yjWB6gGy8 Exploit External Source MISC http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00yjWB6gGy8
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/64583 External Source XF ms-win-nd-protocol-dos(64583)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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