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Bug 402023 - The Linux kernel, when using IPv6, allows remote attackers to determine whether a host is sniffing the network (CVE-2010-4563)
Summary: The Linux kernel, when using IPv6, allows remote attackers to determine wheth...
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Security
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename....
Whiteboard: B3[upstream]
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Reported: 2012-02-03 04:34 UTC by Viorel Tabara
Modified: 2016-12-07 04:33 UTC (History)
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Description Viorel Tabara 2012-02-03 04:34:34 UTC
The Linux kernel, when using IPv6, allows remote attackers to determine
whether a host is sniffing the network by sending an ICMPv6 Echo
Request to a multicast address and determining whether an Echo Reply is
sent, as demonstrated by thcping.


Reproducible: Always