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614227: CVE-2010-2522 mipv6-daemon: local users can spoof netlink socket communications

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mipv6 daemon in UMIP 0.4 does not verify that netlink messages originated in the kernel, which allows local users to spoof netlink socket communication via a crafted unicast message.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2522 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


The mipv6-daemon packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 are not vulnerable to this issue, as they contain a backported patch correcting this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mipv6-daemon Not affected
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