tcpdump.org Information for VU#797201

tcpdump vulnerable to buffer overflow via improper decoding of AFS RPC (Rx) packets

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

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Vendor Information

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Vendor References

None

Addendum

Per tcpdump.org CVS annotations [http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-rx.c]: "Don't allow STROUT() to use a negative string length." See also [http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-rx.c?r1=1.22&r2=1.23].

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