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614237: CVE-2010-2523 mipv6-daemon: multiple buffer overflows allow remote attackers to have unspecified impact

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple buffer overflows in ha.c in the mipv6 daemon in UMIP 0.4 allow remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via a crafted (1) ND_OPT_PREFIX_INFORMATION or (2) ND_OPT_HOME_AGENT_INFO packet.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2523 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 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
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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