CVE-2017-12899

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-09-13
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1490547: CVE-2017-12899 tcpdump: Buffer over-read in print-decnet.c:decnet_print() in DECnet parser

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The DECnet parser in tcpdump before 4.9.2 has a buffer over-read in print-decnet.c:decnet_print().

Find out more about CVE-2017-12899 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (tcpdump) RHEA-2018:0705 2018-04-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tcpdump Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 tcpdump Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Tcpdump project for reporting this issue.
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