Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title tcpdump security update
Name DSA-4547 First vendor Publication 2019-10-21
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-10-21
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None 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

% Id Name
75 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read
8 % CWE-674 Uncontrolled Recursion
8 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation
4 % CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') (CWE/SANS Top 25)
4 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 2
Application 114
Application 104
Application 107
Application 100
Application 125
Application 102
Application 87
Application 94
Application 119
Application 116
Application 120
Application 105
Application 97
Application 11
Application 1
Application 1
Application 2
Application 37
Hardware 7
Hardware 6
Os 132
Os 3
Os 3
Os 2
Os 2

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