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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2242

The IPv6 protocol allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted IPv6 type 0 route headers (IPV6_RTHDR_TYPE_0) that create network amplification between two routers.
Publish Date : 2007-04-25 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-04-17 2007-04-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2242 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20072242 unix
ELSA-2007:0347: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22576 unix
RHSA-2007:0347: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070347 unix
The IPv6 protocol allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted IPv6 type 0 route headers (IPV6_RTHDR... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9574 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ietf Ipv6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ietf Ipv6 1

- References For CVE-2007-2242

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305712 CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306375 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:006
http://secunia.com/advisories/25033
SECUNIA 25033
http://secunia.com/advisories/25083
SECUNIA 25083
http://secunia.com/advisories/25068
SECUNIA 25068
http://secunia.com/advisories/25288
SECUNIA 25288
http://secunia.com/advisories/25691
SECUNIA 25691
http://secunia.com/advisories/26620
SECUNIA 26620
http://secunia.com/advisories/26133
SECUNIA 26133
http://secunia.com/advisories/25770
SECUNIA 25770
http://secunia.com/advisories/26651
SECUNIA 26651
http://secunia.com/advisories/26664
SECUNIA 26664
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-508-1
UBUNTU USN-508-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1
UBUNTU USN-486-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017949
SECTRACK 1017949
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0347.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0347
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:051
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:216
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:171
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3050
VUPEN ADV-2007-3050
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/2270
VUPEN ADV-2007-2270
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1563
VUPEN ADV-2007-1563
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:03.ipv6.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:03.ipv6
http://secunia.com/advisories/28806
SECUNIA 28806
http://secunia.com/advisories/26703
SECUNIA 26703
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/33851
XF openbsd-ipv6-type0-dos(33851)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1310 CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/267289
CERT-VN VU#267289
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23615
BID 23615 IPv6 Protocol Type 0 Route Header Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-08
http://secunia.com/advisories/24978
SECUNIA 24978
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/467939/30/6690/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070508 FLEA-2007-0016-1: kernel
http://www.secdev.org/conf/IPv6_RH_security-csw07.pdf
http://openbsd.org/errata39.html#022_route6
OPENBSD [3.9] 20070423 022: SECURITY FIX: April 23, 2007
http://openbsd.org/errata40.html#012_route6
OPENBSD [4.0] 20070423 012: SECURITY FIX: April 23, 2007

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2242

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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