Bug 2284122 (CVE-2024-5564) - CVE-2024-5564 libndp: buffer overflow in route information length field [NEEDINFO]
Summary: CVE-2024-5564 libndp: buffer overflow in route information length field
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2024-5564
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2291319
Blocks: 2284118
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2024-05-31 13:38 UTC by Patrick Del Bello
Modified: 2024-07-17 08:53 UTC (History)
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A vulnerability was found in libndp. This flaw allows a local malicious user to cause a buffer overflow in NetworkManager, triggered by sending a malformed IPv6 router advertisement packet. This issue occurred as libndp was not correctly validating the route length information.
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Description Patrick Del Bello 2024-05-31 13:38:29 UTC
A vulnerability was found in libndp. A buffer overflow in NetworkManager that can be triggered by sending a malformed IPv6 router advertisement packet via malicious user locally.  This happens as libndp was not validating correctly the route length information and hence leading to a flaw. This affects versions of libndp >= 1.0.

Comment 2 Dhananjay Arunesh 2024-06-11 13:03:14 UTC
Created libndp tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2291319]


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