CVE-2010-4563

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General

Score:5.0/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Information Leak / Disclosure

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:None
Availability:None

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Published on 02/02/12 - Updated on 03/02/12

Description

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.

Category: Information Leak / Disclosure

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.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2010-4563

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
linuxlinux_kernel

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