CVE-2007-2242

HIGH

Description

The IPv6 protocol allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted IPv6 type 0 route headers (IPV6_RTHDR_TYPE_0) that create network amplification between two routers.

References

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305712

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306375

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html

http://openbsd.org/errata39.html#022_route6

http://openbsd.org/errata40.html#012_route6

http://secunia.com/advisories/24978

http://secunia.com/advisories/25033

http://secunia.com/advisories/25068

http://secunia.com/advisories/25083

http://secunia.com/advisories/25288

http://secunia.com/advisories/25691

http://secunia.com/advisories/25770

http://secunia.com/advisories/26133

http://secunia.com/advisories/26620

http://secunia.com/advisories/26651

http://secunia.com/advisories/26664

http://secunia.com/advisories/26703

http://secunia.com/advisories/28806

http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:03.ipv6.asc

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/267289

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0347.html

http://www.secdev.org/conf/IPv6_RH_security-csw07.pdf

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/467939/30/6690/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23615

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017949

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-508-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1563

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2270

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3050

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33851

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1310

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9574

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-04-25

Updated: 2018-10-16

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH