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HP-UX Running IPv6 Remote Denial of Service (DoS) and Unauthorized Access

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5943

The IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) implementation in HP HP-UX B.11.11 B.11.23 and B.11.31 does not validate the origin of Neighbor Discovery messages which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (loss of connectivity) read private network traffic and possibly execute arbitrary code via a spoofed message that modifies the Forward Information Base (FIB) a related issue to CVE-2008-2476.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • HP-UX 11
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0418
Product(s):