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USN-2585-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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USN-2585-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/30/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/01/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The ndisc_router_discovery function in net/ipv6/ndisc.c in the Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel before 3.19.6 allows remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-82-virtual

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