VDB-106649 · CVE-2017-13034 · OpenVAS 53377

tcpdump up to 4.9.1 PGM Parser print-pgm.c pgm_print memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in tcpdump up to 4.9.1 (Packet Analyzer Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects the function pgm_print of the file print-pgm.c of the component PGM Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 09/11/2017. The weakness was shared 09/14/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared at securitytracker.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2017-13034 since 08/21/2017. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103257 (Debian DLA-1097-1 : tcpdump security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 4.9.2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 1 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityTracker (ID 1039307) and Tenable (103257). The entries 21822, 21823, 106590 and 106591 are related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.7

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 103257
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-1097-1 : tcpdump security update
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OpenVAS ID: 53377
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3971-1 (tcpdump - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: tcpdump 4.9.2


08/21/2017 🔍
09/11/2017 +21 days 🔍
09/14/2017 +3 days 🔍
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09/15/2017 +1 days 🔍
09/18/2017 +3 days 🔍
01/13/2021 +1213 days 🔍


Product: https://www.tcpdump.org/

Advisory: securitytracker.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-13034 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1039307

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Created: 09/14/2017 05:32 PM
Updated: 01/13/2021 07:00 AM
Changes: (2) source_sectracker vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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