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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2010-4563
Last Modified 03 Feb 2012 12:00:00
Published 02 Feb 2012 12:55:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2010-4563

Summary

The Linux kernel, when using IPv6, allows remote attackers to determine whether a host is sniffing the network by sending an ICMPv6 Echo Request to a multicast address and determining whether an Echo Reply is sent, as demonstrated by thcping.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel


References

FULLDISC - 20110415 Another Microsoft (and other) IPv6 security issue: sniffer detection

MLIST - [dailydave] 20110415 Another Microsoft (and other) IPv6 security issue: sniffer detection


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:58:08