DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in tcptrack before 1.4.2 might allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command line argument. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability in limited scenarios in which tcptrack is "configured as a handler for other applications." This issue might not qualify for inclusion in CVE.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs551092

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tcptrack (PTS)buster, bullseye1.4.2-2fixed
bookworm, sid1.4.3-1fixed

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