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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-11108: tcpdump heap-based buffer over-read and application crash

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-11108: tcpdump heap-based buffer over-read and application crash

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/08/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

tcpdump 4.9.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via crafted packet data. The crash occurs in the EXTRACT_16BITS function, called from the stp_print function for the Spanning Tree Protocol.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-tcpdump

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