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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201509-05">
  <title>NetworkManager: Denial of Service</title>
  <synopsis>Improper handling of Router Advertisements in NetworkManager could
    cause a Denial of Service condition in IPv6 network stacks.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">networkmanager</product>
  <announced>2015-09-24</announced>
  <revised>2015-09-24: 1</revised>
  <bug>545980</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-misc/networkmanager" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.0.2</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.0.2</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>NetworkManager is an universal network configuration daemon for laptops,
      desktops, servers and virtualization hosts.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>IPv6 Neighbour Discovery ICMP broadcast containing a non-route with a
      low hop limit causes a Denial of Service by lowering the hop limit on
      existing IPv6 routes in NetworkManager.
    </p>
    
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>A remote attacker on the same network segment could cause a Denial of
      Service condition in NetworkManager
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All NetworkManager users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/networkmanager-1.0.2"
    </code>
    
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-2924">CVE-2015-2924</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2015-06-30T19:06:18Z">
    BlueKnight
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2015-09-24T16:58:36Z">mrueg</metadata>
</glsa>