Bug 1760461 (CVE-2018-16227) - CVE-2018-16227 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in print-802_11.c
Summary: CVE-2018-16227 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in print-802_11.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-16227
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1791713 1760626 1791712
Blocks: 1760628
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Reported: 2019-10-10 15:14 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2020-02-13 12:26 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: tcpdump 4.9.3
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An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was discovered in tcpdump while printing IEEE 802.11 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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Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-10 15:14:02 UTC
The IEEE 802.11 parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer over-read in print-802_11.c for the Mesh Flags subfield.

Upstream patch:




Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-11 00:02:08 UTC
Created tcpdump tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760626]

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