Tcpdump 4.8.1 TCP Overflow Vulnerability

Summary

The TCP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-tcp.c:tcp_print().

Credit:

The original article can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95852


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Tcpdump 4.8.1

Tcpdump is prone to a overflow vulnerability.This allows a remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted packets and cause a denial of service (memory corruption)

CVE Information:
CVE-2016-7975

Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date : 2017-01-27
Last Update Date : 2017-02-01

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