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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   NetBSD Vendors:   NetBSD
NetBSD Memory Corruption Error in Processing IPv6 Packets May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040387
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040387
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 14 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0 - 6.0.5, 6.1 - 6.1.4, 7.0 - 7.0.2, 7.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in NetBSD. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted nested IPv6 fragments to trigger a memory corruption flaw and overwrite random portions of kernel memory to potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Code execution has not been confirmed by the vendor.

Maxime Villard reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2018-004.txt.asc

Vendor URL:  ftp.NetBSD.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2018-004.txt.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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