Bug 1760455 (CVE-2018-14462) - CVE-2018-14462 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in icmp_print() function in print-icmp.c
Summary: CVE-2018-14462 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in icmp_print() function in print-ic...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-14462
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1791709 1760626 1791708
Blocks: 1760628
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Reported: 2019-10-10 15:04 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2020-02-12 09:31 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: tcpdump 4.9.3
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An out-of-bounds read flaw was discovered in tcpdump while printing ICMP 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. System availability is the highest threat from this vulnerability
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-10 15:04:55 UTC
The ICMP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer over-read in print-icmp.c:icmp_print().

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump/commit/1a1bce0526a77b62e41531b00f8bb5e21fd4f3a3

References:

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

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-11 00:02:15 UTC
Created tcpdump tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760626]


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