The Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in Apple iOS before 9 allows remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message.
Published 2015-09-18 12:00:15
Updated 2016-12-22 03:00:11
Source Apple Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5869

0.79%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 79 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5869

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.3
LOW AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
6.5
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5869

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-5869

Products affected by CVE-2015-5869

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