The ipv6_create_tempaddr function in net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the Linux
kernel through 3.8 does not properly handle problems with the
generation of IPv6 temporary addresses, which allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (excessive retries and address-generation
outage), and consequently obtain sensitive information, via ICMPv6
Router Advertisement (RA) messages.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20121205 Re: Linux kernel handling of IPv6 temporary addresses
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