CVE-2016-1879

high

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.

References

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-01-29

Updated: 2017-09-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH