[talk] IPv6 DoS Vulnerability (CVE-2016-1879)

Charles Sprickman spork at bway.net
Fri Jan 22 13:31:41 EST 2016

On Jan 22, 2016, at 9:58 AM, Raul Cuza <raulcuza at gmail.com> wrote:
> SCTP ICMPv6 error processing vulnerability (CVE-2016-1879)
> A detailed write up can be found at
> http://blog.ptsecurity.com/2016/01/severe-vulnerabilities-detected-in.html?m=1
> (video demo is a nice touch)

The telecom section of their site is pretty fascinating:


The phrase “root via SMS” scares me.

> tl;dr The default configuration of FreeBSD (v9.3, 10.1, and 10.2) is
> vulnerable to maliciously crafted ICMPv6 message.
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