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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0177

Original release date: 02/07/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The ipcomp6_input function in sys/netinet6/ipcomp_input.c in the KAME project before 20071201 does not properly check the return value of the m_pulldown function, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an IPv6 packet with an IPComp header.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/sys/netinet6/ipcomp_input.c?f=u&only_with_tag=netbsd-3-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0688
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0441
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kame.net/dev/cvsweb2.cgi/kame/kame/sys/netinet6/ipcomp_input.c.diff?r1=1.36;r2=1.37
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-150A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#110947
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-08:04
External Source: BID
Name: 27642
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2094
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-07-11
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 5191
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019314
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-05-28
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1697

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