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gentooGentoo FoundationGLSA-201702-30
HistoryFeb 21, 2017 - 12:00 a.m.

tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-02-2100:00:00
Gentoo Foundation
security.gentoo.org
30

7.5 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

0.378 Low

EPSS

Percentile

97.2%

Background

tcpdump is a tool for network monitoring and data acquisition.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted network package, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All tcpdump users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/tcpdump-4.9.0"
OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
Gentooanyallnet-analyzer/tcpdump< 4.9.0UNKNOWN

7.5 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

0.378 Low

EPSS

Percentile

97.2%