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Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 19:19:45 +0200
From: "D.S. Ljungmark" <>
Subject: CVE Request : IPv6 Hop limit lowering via RA messages

An unprivileged user on a local network can use IPv6 Neighbour
Discovery ICMP to broadcast a non-route with a low hop limit, this
causing machines to lower the hop limit on existing IPv6 routes.

Linux Patch:
Redhat bugzilla:

Projects impacted:  Linux kernel,  NetworkManager, FreeBSD Kernel

  D.S. Ljungmark

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