CVE-2016-9919 Detail

Current Description

The icmp6_send function in net/ipv6/icmp.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 omits a certain check of the dst data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a fragmented IPv6 packet.


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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://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=79dc7e3f1cd323be4c81aa1a94faa1b3ed987fb2 Issue Tracking  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/08/15 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94824
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/79dc7e3f1cd323be4c81aa1a94faa1b3ed987fb2 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9919
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/13/2016
Source:
MITRE