Bug 1760500 (CVE-2018-16301) - CVE-2018-16301 libpcap: Buffer overflow in pcapng reader
Summary: CVE-2018-16301 libpcap: Buffer overflow in pcapng reader
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-16301
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: 1760624
Blocks: 1760627
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Reported: 2019-10-10 17:03 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-10-11 13:36 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: libpcap 1.9.1
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-10 17:03:15 UTC
libpcap before 1.9.1, as used in tcpdump before 4.9.3, has a buffer overflow and/or over-read because of errors in pcapng reading.

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https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/libpcap/blob/libpcap-1.9/CHANGES

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-10 23:58:38 UTC
Created libpcap tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760624]


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