JVN#75368899: Implementations of IPv6 may be vulnerable to denial of service (DoS) attacks

2009-10-26T00:00:00
ID JVN:75368899
Type jvn
Reporter Japan Vulnerability Notes
Modified 2014-10-27T00:00:00

Description

## Description

Implementations of IPv6 contain an issue in the processing of packets related to the Neighbor Discovery Protocol (RFC4861), which may lead to a denial of service vulnerablility.

## Impact

Reception of a large number of packets from a malicious third party that is on the same link within the network may lead to a denial of service.

## Solution

Update the Software
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

## Products Affected

Products that implement IPv6 may be affected by this vulnerability.

For more information, refer to the vendor's website.