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 bugzilla/CVE, 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
buster, sid1.10.6-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
network-managersourcesqueeze(not affected)
network-managersourcewheezy(not affected)


[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: (1.2-beta1)
Issue introduced in 0.9.10 with

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