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CVE-2017-12987 Detail

Current Description

The IEEE 802.11 parser in tcpdump before 4.9.2 has a buffer over-read in print-802_11.c:parse_elements().

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3971
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039307
http://www.tcpdump.org/tcpdump-changes.txt Vendor Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHEA-2018:0705
https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump/commit/2ecb9d2c67d9119250c54811a6ce4d0f2ddf44f1 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump/commit/99798bd9a41bd3d03fdc1e949810a38967f20ed3 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-23
https://support.apple.com/HT208221

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.9.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12987
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019