Vigil@nce - tcpdump: out-of-bounds memory reading
December 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, tcpdump.
Consequences: data reading, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: intranet client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 30/09/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force a read at an invalid address of tcpdump, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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