CVE-2015-0261

NameCVE-2015-0261
DescriptionInteger signedness error in the mobility_opt_print function in the IPv6 mobility printer in tcpdump before 4.7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a negative length value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-174-1, DSA-3193-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tcpdump (PTS)wheezy4.3.0-1+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)4.9.2-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie4.9.0-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)4.9.2-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.9.2-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.9.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tcpdumpsource(unstable)4.6.2-4high
tcpdumpsourcesqueeze4.1.1-1+deb6u2highDLA-174-1
tcpdumpsourcewheezy4.3.0-1+deb7u2highDSA-3193-1

Notes

http://www.ca.tcpdump.org/cve/0003-test-case-for-cve2015-0261-corrupted-IPv6-mobility-h.patch

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