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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Tcpdump Vendors:   Tcpdump.org
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM AIX) Tcpdump Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Deny Service and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038564
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038564
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-7922, CVE-2016-7923, CVE-2016-7924, CVE-2016-7925, CVE-2016-7926, CVE-2016-7927, CVE-2016-7928, CVE-2016-7930, CVE-2016-7931, CVE-2016-7932, CVE-2016-7933, CVE-2016-7934, CVE-2016-7935, CVE-2016-7936, CVE-2016-7937, CVE-2016-7939, CVE-2016-7940, CVE-2016-7973, CVE-2016-7974, CVE-2016-7975, CVE-2016-7983, CVE-2016-7984, CVE-2016-7992, CVE-2016-7993, CVE-2016-8574, CVE-2016-8575, CVE-2017-5202, CVE-2017-5203, CVE-2017-5204, CVE-2017-5482, CVE-2017-5483, CVE-2017-5484, CVE-2017-5485, CVE-2017-5486   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 26 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:   IBM has issued a fix for CVE-2016-7922, CVE-2016-7923, CVE-2016-7924, CVE-2016-7925, CVE-2016-7926, CVE-2016-7927, CVE-2016-7928, 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-2016-7939, CVE-2016-7940, CVE-2016-7973, CVE-2016-7974, CVE-2016-7975, CVE-2016-7983, CVE-2016-7984, CVE-2016-7992, CVE-2016-7993, CVE-2016-8574, CVE-2016-8575, CVE-2017-5202, CVE-2017-5203, CVE-2017-5204, CVE-2017-5482, CVE-2017-5483, CVE-2017-5484, CVE-2017-5485, and CVE-2017-5486 for IBM AIX.

For 5.3.12: IV94729
For 6.1.9: IV94728
For 7.1.3: IV94727
For 7.1.4: IV94726
For 7.2.0: IV94724
For 7.2.1: IV94723

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/tcpdump_advisory2.asc

Vendor URL:  aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/tcpdump_advisory2.asc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (AIX)
Underlying OS Comments:  5.3, 6.1, 7.1, 7.2

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