Bug 2258677 (CVE-2023-45229)

Summary: CVE-2023-45229 edk2: Integer underflow when processing IA_NA/IA_TA options in a DHCPv6 Advertise message
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Nick Tait <ntait>
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A vulnerability has been identified in the NetworkPkg IP stack of EDK2, the open-source reference implementation of the UEFI specification. This flaw enables an unauthenticated attacker within the same network vicinity to transmit a specifically crafted DHCPv6 message. Exploiting this vulnerability may result in unauthorized access to memory beyond its boundaries, potentially leading to the exposure of sensitive information.
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Bug Depends On: 2258680, 2258679    
Bug Blocks: 2258683    

Comment 1 Nick Tait 2024-01-17 02:33:42 UTC
Created edk2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2258680]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2258679]

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2024-04-30 09:57:45 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2024:2264 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2264