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HistoryDec 04, 2014 - 12:00 a.m.

tcpdump vulnerabilities

2014-12-0400:00:00
ubuntu.com
119

CVSS2

6.4

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

AI Score

10

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.134

Percentile

95.6%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 14.10
  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
  • Ubuntu 12.04
  • Ubuntu 10.04

Packages

  • tcpdump - command-line network traffic analyzer

Details

Steffen Bauch discovered that tcpdump incorrectly handled printing OSLR
packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause tcpdump to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2014-8767)

Steffen Bauch discovered that tcpdump incorrectly handled printing GeoNet
packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause tcpdump to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This
issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.10. (CVE-2014-8768)

Steffen Bauch discovered that tcpdump incorrectly handled printing AODV
packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause tcpdump to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, reveal sensitive information, or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-8769)

It was discovered that tcpdump incorrectly handled printing PPP packets. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause tcpdump to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2014-9140)

In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the tcpdump
AppArmor profile.

OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
Ubuntu14.10noarchtcpdump< 4.6.2-1ubuntu1.1UNKNOWN
Ubuntu14.04noarchtcpdump< 4.5.1-2ubuntu1.1UNKNOWN
Ubuntu12.04noarchtcpdump< 4.2.1-1ubuntu2.1UNKNOWN
Ubuntu10.04noarchtcpdump< 4.0.0-6ubuntu3.1UNKNOWN

CVSS2

6.4

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

AI Score

10

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.134

Percentile

95.6%