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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2309

The ip6_route_add function in net/ipv6/route.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 does not properly count the addition of routes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a flood of ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets.
Publish Date : 2014-03-11 Last Update Date : 2020-08-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-3034 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26365 unix
SUSE-OU-2014:0907-1 -- Optional update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26250 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0910-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26192 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0911-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25414 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0912-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25325 unix
USN-2221-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24748 unix
USN-2223-1 -- linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24853 unix
USN-2224-1 -- linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24761 unix
USN-2225-1 -- linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24732 unix
USN-2227-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24338 unix
USN-2228-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24889 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2309

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 2

- References For CVE-2014-2309

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0481
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66095
BID 66095 Linux Kernel 'ip6_route_add()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-08-12
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029894
SECTRACK 1029894
http://secunia.com/advisories/57250
SECUNIA 57250
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=c88507fbad8055297c1d1e21e599f46960cbee39 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/08/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20140307 Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel: IPv6: crash due to router advertisement flooding
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0566

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2309

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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