A vulnerability in the way OpenBSD handles IPv6 data packets exposes
systems running the traditionally secure open-source operating system
to serious attack.
A memory corruption vulnerability error exists in the OpenBSD
code that handles IPv6 packets, Core Security Technologies said in an alert published Tuesday.
Exploiting the flaw could let an attacker commandeer a vulnerable
system, according to Core, which said it discovered the issue and
crafted sample exploit code.
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