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CVE-2016-1879 Detail

Current Description

The Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) module in FreeBSD 9.3 before p33, 10.1 before p26, and 10.2 before p9, when the kernel is configured for IPv6, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure or NULL pointer dereference and kernel panic) via a crafted ICMPv6 packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135369/FreeBSD-SCTP-ICMPv6-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034673
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39305/
https://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:01.sctp.asc Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1879
NVD Published Date:
01/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2017