CVE-2016-3698

NameCVE-2016-3698
Descriptionlibndp before 1.6, as used in NetworkManager, does not properly validate the origin of Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) messages, which allows remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks or cause a denial of service (network connectivity disruption) by advertising a node as a router from a non-local network.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3581-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs824545

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libndp (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.4-2+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch1.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libndpsource(unstable)1.6-1medium824545
libndpsourcejessie1.4-2+deb8u1mediumDSA-3581-1

Notes

https://github.com/jpirko/libndp/commit/a4892df306e0532487f1634ba6d4c6d4bb381c7f
https://github.com/jpirko/libndp/commit/2af9a55b38b55abbf05fd116ec097d4029115839

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