|Category:||Information Leak / Disclosure|
Published on 02/02/12 - Updated on 03/02/12
The Linux kernel, when using IPv6, allows remote attackers to determine whether a host is sniffing the network by sending an ICMPv6 Echo Request to a multicast address and determining whether an Echo Reply is sent, as demonstrated by thcping.
CWE-200 (Information Exposure)
An information exposure is the intentional or unintentional disclosure of information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information.
No exploits available for this CVE in our database.