CVE-2016-3698

MEDIUM

Description

libndp before 1.6, as used in NetworkManager, does not properly validate the origin of Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) messages, which allows remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks or cause a denial of service (network connectivity disruption) by advertising a node as a router from a non-local network.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3581

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/17/9

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2980-1

https://github.com/jpirko/libndp/commit/2af9a55b38b55abbf05fd116ec097d4029115839

https://github.com/jpirko/libndp/commit/a4892df306e0532487f1634ba6d4c6d4bb381c7f

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1086.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-13

Updated: 2016-10-04

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH