GLSA-201509-05 : NetworkManager: Denial of Service
Low Nessus Plugin ID 86136
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201509-05 (NetworkManager: Denial of Service)
IPv6 Neighbour Discovery ICMP broadcast containing a non-route with a low hop limit causes a Denial of Service by lowering the hop limit on existing IPv6 routes in NetworkManager.
A remote attacker on the same network segment could cause a Denial of Service condition in NetworkManager Workaround :
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll NetworkManager users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/networkmanager-1.0.2'