Vulnerability identifier: #VU22019
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in print-bgp.c:bgp_attr_print() function in the BPG parser. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the affected application, consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.
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Vulnerable software versions
Tcpdump: 4.9.0 - 4.9.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?