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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-2924: NetworkManager: Denial of Service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-2924: NetworkManager: Denial of Service

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The receive_ra function in rdisc/nm-lndp-rdisc.c in the Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in NetworkManager 1.x allows remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message, a similar issue to CVE-2015-2922.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-networkmanager

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-networkmanager

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