Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Titletcpdump security update
NameDSA-4547First vendor Publication2019-10-21
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2019-10-21
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump, a command-line network traffic analyzer. These vulnerabilities might result in denial of service or, potentially, execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.9.3-1~deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 4.9.3-1~deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tcpdump packages.

For the detailed security status of tcpdump please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/tcpdump

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4547

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

75 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read
12 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation
8 %CWE-674Uncontrolled Recursion
4 %CWE-120Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


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2019-10-22 00:19:01
  • First insertion