Core Security discovers IPv6-related flaw in OpenBSD
Core Security Technologies says itís discovered an IPv6-related buffer-overflow vulnerability in several versions of the OpenBSD operating system that would allow an attacker to knock a server offline or take control at the kernel level. The OpenBSD project, the group which makes the free operating system available, has issued a software patch to plug the hole.
According to Ivan Arce, CTO at Core Security, the firm discovered the IPv6-related vulnerability by chance as it was closely examining its own OpenBSD Servers.
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