VDB-106652 · CVE-2017-13037 · Qualys 330033

tcpdump up to 4.9.1 IP Parser print-ip.c ip_printts memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in tcpdump up to 4.9.1 (Packet Analyzer Software). Affected by this issue is the function ip_printts of the file print-ip.c of the component IP 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 disclosed 09/14/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securitytracker.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-13037 since 08/21/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, 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. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 330033 (IBM AIX tcpdump Multiple Vulnerabilities (tcpdump_advisory3)).

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 pretty similar.

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

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

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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

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

Advisory: securitytracker.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2017-13037 (🔍)
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SecurityTracker: 1039307

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Created: 09/14/2017 05:33 PM
Updated: 01/13/2021 07:12 AM
Changes: (2) source_sectracker vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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