CentOS Update for libndp CESA-2016:1086 centos7

Published: 2016-05-18 03:19:33
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Check the version of libndp

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Libndp is a library (used by NetworkManager) that provides a wrapper for the IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol. It also provides a tool named ndptool for sending and receiving NDP messages. Security Fix(es): * It was found that libndp did not properly validate and check the origin of Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) messages. An attacker on a non-local network could use this flaw to advertise a node as a router, allowing them to perform man-in-the-middle attacks on a connecting client, or disrupt the network connectivity of that client. (CVE-2016-3698) Red Hat would like to thank Julien Bernard (Viagenie) for reporting this issue.

Affected Versions:
libndp on CentOS 7

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3698

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-May/021893.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2016-05-18
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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