[arch-security] [ASA-201504-20] tcpdump: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Mon Apr 20 17:17:52 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201504-20
Date : 2015-04-20
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-3138
Package : tcpdump
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package tcpdump before version 4.7.3-2 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 4.7.3-2.
# pacman -Syu "tcpdump>=4.7.3-2"
The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.
A vulnerability was discovered in print-wb.c that is leading to a
segmentation fault triggered through feeding into tcpdump a crafted
packet, either from a live network interface or from a .pcap file.
A remote attacker is able to send specially crafted packets to cause a
segmentation fault leading to denial of service.
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