CVE-2019-15165 Detail

Current Description

sf-pcapng.c in libpcap before 1.9.1 does not properly validate the PHB header length before allocating memory.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00051.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-10/msg00052.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Dec/26
https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/libpcap/blob/libpcap-1.9/CHANGES Product  Release Notes 
https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/libpcap/commit/87d6bef033062f969e70fa40c43dfd945d5a20ab Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/libpcap/commit/a5a36d9e82dde7265e38fe1f87b7f11c461c29f6 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00031.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/5P5K3DQ4TFSZBDB3XN4CZNJNQ3UIF3D3/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GBIEKWLNIR62KZ5GA7EDXZS52HU6OE5F/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UZTIPUWABYUE5KQOLCKAW65AUUSB7QO6/
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Dec/23
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210785
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210788
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210789
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210790
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4221-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4221-2/
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html
https://www.tcpdump.org/public-cve-list.txt Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15165
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2020
Source:
MITRE