Bug 1615862 (CVE-2018-15173) - CVE-2018-15173 nmap: Stack exhausation when -sV option is used allows for DoS
Summary: CVE-2018-15173 nmap: Stack exhausation when -sV option is used allows for DoS
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2018-15173
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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Blocks: 1614613
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Reported: 2018-08-14 12:37 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:35:52 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2018-08-14 12:37:05 UTC
Nmap through 7.70, when the -sV option is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a crafted TCP-based service.

References:

https://code610.blogspot.com/2018/07/crashing-nmap-770.html
https://code610.blogspot.com/2018/07/crashing-nmap-760.html


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