The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in Cisco IOS on unspecified switches allows remote attackers to bypass the Router Advertisement Guarding functionality via a fragmented IPv6 packet in which the Router Advertisement (RA) message is contained in the second fragment, as demonstrated by (1) a packet in which the first fragment contains a long Destination Options extension header or (2) a packet in which the first fragment contains an ICMPv6 Echo Request message.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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20110523 Bypassing Cisco's ICMPv6 Router Advertisement Guard feature