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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-16301): tcpdump vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-16301): tcpdump vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/03/2019
Created
03/19/2022
Added
03/17/2022
Modified
04/11/2022

Description

The command-line argument parser in tcpdump before 4.99.0 has a buffer overflow in tcpdump.c:read_infile(). To trigger this vulnerability the attacker needs to create a 4GB file on the local filesystem and to specify the file name as the value of the -F command-line argument of tcpdump.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-tcpdump

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