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Wind River VxWorks: CVE-2019-12255: Heap overflow in DHCP Offer/ACK parsing inside ipdhcpc

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Wind River VxWorks: CVE-2019-12255: Heap overflow in DHCP Offer/ACK parsing inside ipdhcpc

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/29/2019
Created
10/12/2019
Added
10/11/2019
Modified
10/21/2020

Description

Wind River VxWorks has a Buffer Overflow in the TCP component (issue 1 of 4). This is a IPNET security vulnerability: TCP Urgent Pointer = 0 that leads to an integer underflow. This is also known as Urgent/11.

Solution(s)

  • vxworks-upgrade-latest

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