ip6_tables in netfilter in the Linux kernel before 2.6.16.31 allows remote attackers to (1) bypass a rule that disallows a protocol, via a packet with the protocol header not located immediately after the fragment header, aka "ip6_tables protocol bypass bug;" and (2) bypass a rule that looks for a certain extension header, via a packet with an extension header outside the first fragment, aka "ip6_tables extension header bypass bug."
Published 2006-11-07 00:07:00
Updated 2023-02-13 02:16:46
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2006-4572

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2006-4572
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49153
IPs affected by CVE-2006-4572 11,543
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-4572

5.80%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-4572

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-4572

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-4572

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Products affected by CVE-2006-4572

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