National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-3183
Original release date:08/14/2013
The TCP/IP implementation in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT does not properly perform memory allocation for inbound ICMPv6 packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted packets, aka "ICMPv6 Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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US-CERT Security Bulletin: http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA13-225A
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL