CVE-2015-2923 Detail

Current Description

The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in FreeBSD through 10.1 allows remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/04/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6fd99094de2b83d1d4c8457f2c83483b2828e75a Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-net/2015-April/041934.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-15:09.ipv6.asc Mitigation  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2923
NVD Published Date:
02/19/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/28/2020
Source:
MITRE