|Number of vulnerabilities
tcpdump (Alpine package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component
|Alpine Linux Development Team
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in print-vrrp.c:vrrp_print() function within the VRRP parser. A remote attacker can generate specially crafted VRRP data, trigger out-of-bounds read error and perform denial of service attack.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
tcpdump (Alpine package): 4.9.2-r4External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.