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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0254

The IPv6 implementation in Microsoft Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT does not properly validate packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets, aka "TCP/IP Version 6 (IPv6) Denial of Service Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2014-02-11 Last Update Date : 2018-01-02
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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 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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
TCP/IP version 6 (IPv6) denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2014-0254) - MS14-006 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21562 windows
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-2014-0254

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - - X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 8 - - X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Rt - Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 8 2
Microsoft Windows Rt 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 1

- References For CVE-2014-0254
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-006 Vulnerability in IPv6 Could Allow Denial of Service This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if an attacker sends a large number of specially crafted IPv6 packets to an affected system. To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker's system must belong to the same subnet as the target system.
Vulnerabilities addressed in this bulletin:
  • TCP/IP Version 6 (IPv6) Denial of Service Vulnerability
Release Date:2014-02-11
BID 65409 Microsoft Windows TCP/IP IPv6 Router Advertisement Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-01
SECTRACK 1029747
XF ms-ipv6-cve20140254-dos(90755)
OSVDB 103159

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0254

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

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