Bug 1760458 (CVE-2018-16229)

Summary: CVE-2018-16229 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in dccp_print_option() function in print-dccp.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Pedro Sampaio <psampaio>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: luhliari, mlichvar, mruprich, msehnout, msekleta, thozza
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OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: tcpdump 4.9.3 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was discovered in tcpdump while printing DCCP packets captured in a pcap file or coming from the network. A remote attacker may abuse this flaw by sending specially crafted packets that, when printed, would trigger the flaw and crash the application.
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Bug Depends On: 1791710, 1791711, 1760626    
Bug Blocks: 1760628    

Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-10 15:11:22 UTC
The DCCP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer over-read in print-dccp.c:dccp_print_option().

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump/commit/211124b972e74f0da66bc8b16f181f78793e2f66

References:

https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump/blob/tcpdump-4.9/CHANGES

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-11 00:04:44 UTC
Created tcpdump tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760626]