CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2022-27882

Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types

Published: Mar 25, 2022 | Modified: May 12, 2022
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

slaacd in OpenBSD 6.9 and 7.0 before 2022-03-22 has an integer signedness error and resultant heap-based buffer overflow triggerable by a crafted IPv6 router advertisement. NOTE: privilege separation and pledge can prevent exploitation.

Weakness

When converting from one data type to another, such as long to integer, data can be omitted or translated in a way that produces unexpected values. If the resulting values are used in a sensitive context, then dangerous behaviors may occur.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Openbsd Openbsd 6.9 6.9
Openbsd Openbsd 7.0 7.0

Potential Mitigations

References