CVE-2015-0272

NameCVE-2015-0272
DescriptionGNOME NetworkManager allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IPv6 traffic disruption) via a crafted MTU value in an IPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) message, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8215.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
network-manager (PTS)wheezy0.9.4.0-10fixed
jessie0.9.10.0-7vulnerable
stretch1.6.2-3fixed
buster, sid1.8.4-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
network-managersource(unstable)1.0.4-1medium
network-managersourcesqueeze(not affected)
network-managersourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - network-manager <no-dsa> (Will be fixed on the kernel side)
[wheezy] - network-manager <not-affected> (code introduced in 0.9.10)
[squeeze] - network-manager <not-affected> (code introduced in 0.9.10)
Commit for NetworkManager: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/commit/?id=d5fc88e573fa58b93034b04d35a2454f5d28cad9 (1.2-beta1)
Issue introduced in 0.9.10 with http://cgit.freedesktop.org/NetworkManager/NetworkManager/commit/?id=7d5779300450bc2602ba4f7f472ebfa58bea3571

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