Bug 2258677 (CVE-2023-45229) - CVE-2023-45229 edk2: Integer underflow when processing IA_NA/IA_TA options in a DHCPv6 Advertise message
Summary: CVE-2023-45229 edk2: Integer underflow when processing IA_NA/IA_TA options in...
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2023-45229
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2258680 2258679
Blocks: 2258683
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Reported: 2024-01-17 02:25 UTC by Nick Tait
Modified: 2024-01-18 11:53 UTC (History)
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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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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]

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