CVE-2013-0343

NameCVE-2013-0343
DescriptionThe ipv6_create_tempaddr function in net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8 does not properly handle problems with the generation of IPv6 temporary addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive retries and address-generation outage), and consequently obtain sensitive information, via ICMPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) messages.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2906-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.81-1fixed
jessie3.16.7-ckt25-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4.6.2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.10.11-1low
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.51-1low
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)low
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze5lowDSA-2906-1

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