Vulnerability CVE-2009-2189


Published: 2010-12-21   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The ICMPv6 implementation on the Apple Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme Base Station, and AirPort Express Base Station with firmware before 7.5.2 does not limit the rate of (1) Router Advertisement and (2) Neighbor Discovery packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and device restart) by sending many packets.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.1/10
6.9/10
6.5/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Adjacent network
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Apple -> Airport express 
Apple -> Airport express base station firmware 
Apple -> Airport extreme 
Apple -> Airport extreme base station firmware 
Apple -> Time capsule 

 References:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4298
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Dec/msg00001.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024907

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