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vulnerability announce 25282

NetBSD: memory corruption via a fragmented IPv6 packet

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker sending a fragmented IPv6 packet with specially packed options, can generate a memory corruption in the NetBSD kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: NetBSD.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/02/2018.
Identifiers: NetBSD-SA2018-004, VIGILANCE-VUL-25282.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker sending a fragmented IPv6 packet with specially packed options, can generate a memory corruption in the NetBSD kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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