SecurityTracker.com
Keep Track of the Latest Vulnerabilities
with SecurityTracker!
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


Try our Premium Alert Service
 
Sign Up
Sign Up for Your FREE Weekly SecurityTracker E-mail Alert Summary
Instant Alerts
Buy our Premium Vulnerability Notification Service to receive customized, instant alerts
Affiliates
Put SecurityTracker Vulnerability Alerts on Your Web Site -- It's Free!
Partners
Become a Partner and License Our Database or Notification Service





Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel IPv6 Router Advertisement Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029894
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029894
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-2309   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 11 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A remote user on the local network can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user on the local network can send specially crafted IPv6 router advertisement packets to cause the target kernel to crash.

Systems built with IPv6 protocol support (CONFIG_IPv6) and configured with IPv6 temporary addresses enabled are affected.

Impact:   A remote user on the local network can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=c88507fbad8055297c1d1e21e599f46960cbee39

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2018, SecurityGlobal.net LLC