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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-3641

Original release date: 10/28/2009
Last revised: 07/15/2013


Snort before, when the -v option is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted IPv6 packet that uses the (1) TCP or (2) ICMP protocol.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1023076
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20091025 SANS: Security Thought LeadersRe: CVE Request -- Snort -
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://vrt-sourcefire.blogspot.com/2009/10/snort-2851-release.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 36795
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37135
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530863
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20091022 Snort <= 2.8.5 IPV6 Remote DoS
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20091025 CVE Request -- Snort -
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3014
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 59159
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://dl.snort.org/snort-current/release_notes_2851.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: snort-ipv6-dos(53912)

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