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CVE-2017-12997 Detail

Current Description

The LLDP parser in tcpdump before 4.9.2 could enter an infinite loop due to a bug in print-lldp.c:lldp_private_8021_print().

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/14/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3971
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100914
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/34cec721d39c76be1e0a600829a7b17bdfb832b6 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-23
https://support.apple.com/HT208221

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12997
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/16/2018