Bug 1760447 (CVE-2018-14469) - CVE-2018-14469 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in ikev1_n_print() function in print-isakmp.c
Summary: CVE-2018-14469 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in ikev1_n_print() function in print...
Alias: CVE-2018-14469
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: 1760626 1791701 1791702
Blocks: 1760628
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-10-10 14:54 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2020-11-04 03:40 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 ISAKMP 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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Last Closed: 2020-11-04 02:21:51 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2020:4760 0 None None None 2020-11-04 03:40:31 UTC

Description Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-10 14:54:16 UTC
The IKEv1 parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer over-read in print-isakmp.c:ikev1_n_print().

Upstream patch:




Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2019-10-11 00:03:15 UTC
Created tcpdump tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1760626]

Comment 2 Riccardo Schirone 2020-01-15 14:19:21 UTC
While printing a REPLAY-STATUS notify message used in IKEv1, function ikev1_n_print() in print-isakmp.c can read beyond the limits of the captured buffer, if there are not enough bytes in the buffer to read the 32bits value that indicates whether the replay detection is enabled or not. This may print memory data on the victim's screen or crash the tcpdump application.

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-11-04 02:21:51 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2020-11-04 03:40:29 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2020:4760 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4760

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