CVE-2018-14938 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in wifipcap/wifipcap.cpp in TCPFLOW through 1.5.0-alpha. There is an integer overflow in the function handle_prism during caplen processing. If the caplen is less than 144, one can cause an integer overflow in the function handle_80211, which will result in an out-of-bounds read and may allow access to sensitive memory (or a denial of service).


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/simsong/tcpflow/commit/a4e1cd14eb5ccc51ed271b65b3420f7d692c40eb Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/simsong/tcpflow/issues/182 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3955-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14938
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/06/2019
Source:
MITRE