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CVE-2018-14879

Published: 30 September 2019

The command-line argument parser in tcpdump before 4.9.3 has a buffer overflow in tcpdump.c:get_next_file().

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.0

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tcpdump
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.9.3-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Not vulnerable
(4.9.3-2)
trusty
Released (4.9.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
xenial
Released (4.9.3-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
upstream
Released (4.9.3)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.0
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity High
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H