Bug 1760464 (CVE-2018-14468) - CVE-2018-14468 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in mfr_print() function in print-fr.c
Summary: CVE-2018-14468 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in mfr_print() function in print-fr.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-14468
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: 1791717 1760626 1791716
Blocks: 1760628
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Reported: 2019-10-10 15:18 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2020-01-16 21:34 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: tcpdump 4.9.3
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An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was discovered in tcpdump while printing FRF.16 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 15:18:38 UTC
The FRF.16 parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer over-read in print-fr.c:mfr_print().

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Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-11 00:05:00 UTC
Created tcpdump tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760626]

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