CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-25663

Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop')

Published: Apr 22, 2021 | Modified: Dec 10, 2021
CVSS 3.x
7.5
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
5 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

A vulnerability has been identified in Capital VSTAR (Versions including affected IPv6 stack), Nucleus NET (All versions), Nucleus ReadyStart V3 (All versions < V2017.02.4), Nucleus ReadyStart V4 (All versions < V4.1.0), Nucleus Source Code (Versions including affected IPv6 stack). The function that processes IPv6 headers does not check the lengths of extension header options, allowing attackers to put this function into an infinite loop with crafted length values.

Weakness

The program contains an iteration or loop with an exit condition that cannot be reached, i.e., an infinite loop.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Capital_vstar Siemens - -
Nucleus_net Siemens * *
Nucleus_readystart Siemens * *
Nucleus_source_code Siemens - -

References