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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Tcpdump Vendors:   Tcpdump.org
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) Tcpdump Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037867
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037867
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7922, CVE-2016-7923, CVE-2016-7924, CVE-2016-7925, CVE-2016-7926, CVE-2016-7927, CVE-2016-7928, CVE-2016-7929, CVE-2016-7930, CVE-2016-7931, CVE-2016-7932, CVE-2016-7933, CVE-2016-7934, CVE-2016-7935, CVE-2016-7936, CVE-2016-7937, CVE-2016-7938, CVE-2016-7939, CVE-2016-7940, CVE-2016-7973, CVE-2016-7974, CVE-2016-7975, CVE-2016-7983, CVE-2016-7984, CVE-2016-7985, CVE-2016-7986, CVE-2016-7992, CVE-2016-7993, CVE-2016-8574, CVE-2016-8575, CVE-2017-5202, CVE-2017-5203, CVE-2017-5204, CVE-2017-5205, CVE-2017-5341, CVE-2017-5342, CVE-2017-5482, CVE-2017-5483, CVE-2017-5484, CVE-2017-5485, CVE-2017-5486   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 21 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 4.9.0
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Tcpdump. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger unspecified flaws in the tcpdump network dissector and cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code.

No details were provided.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can cause the target application to crash.

Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3205-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3205-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 16.10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
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