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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2476

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) implementation in (1) FreeBSD 6.3 through 7.1, (2) OpenBSD 4.2 and 4.3, (3) NetBSD, (4) Force10 FTOS before E7.7.1.1, (5) Juniper JUNOS, and (6) Wind River VxWorks 5.x through 6.4 does not validate the origin of Neighbor Discovery messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of connectivity) or read private network traffic via a spoofed message that modifies the Forward Information Base (FIB).
Publish Date : 2008-10-03 Last Update Date : 2012-10-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HP-UX Running IPv6, Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Unauthorized Access oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5670 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-2008-2476

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Force10 Ftos Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Freebsd Freebsd 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Juniper Jnos Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Openbsd Openbsd 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Openbsd Openbsd 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Windriver Vxworks 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Windriver Vxworks 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Windriver Vxworks 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Force10 Ftos 1
Freebsd Freebsd 2
Juniper Jnos 1
Netbsd Netbsd 1
Openbsd Openbsd 2
Windriver Vxworks 3

- References For CVE-2008-2476 CONFIRM CONFIRM
CERT-VN VU#472363
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-013
OPENBSD [4.2] 015: SECURITY FIX: October 2, 2008 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1020968
OPENBSD [4.3] 006: SECURITY FIX: October 2, 2008
SECTRACK 1021132
SECTRACK 1021109
VUPEN ADV-2009-0633
VUPEN ADV-2008-2752
BID 31529 Multiple Vendors IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol Implementation Address Spoofing Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-06
VUPEN ADV-2008-2750
VUPEN ADV-2008-2751
XF multiple-vendors-ndp-dos(45601)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2476

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

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