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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0257

OpenBSD 3.4 and NetBSD 1.6 and 1.6.1 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by sending an IPv6 packet with a small MTU to a listening port and then issuing a TCP connect to that port.
Publish Date : 2004-11-23 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0257

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Openbsd Openbsd 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 2
Openbsd Openbsd 5

- References For CVE-2004-0257
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2004-002
OSVDB 3825
BUGTRAQ 20040205 OpenBSD IPv6 remote kernel crash
FULLDISC 20040204 Remote openbsd crash with ip6, yet still openbsd much better than windows CONFIRM
BID 9577 BSD ICMPV6 Handling Routines Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2004-02-04
XF openbsd-ipv6-dos(15044)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0257

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

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