CVE-2020-8037

NameCVE-2020-8037
DescriptionThe ppp decapsulator in tcpdump 4.9.3 can be convinced to allocate a large amount of memory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2444-1, ELA-311-1
Debian Bugs973877

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
tcpdump (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4.9.3-1~deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch4.9.3-1~deb9u2fixed
buster4.9.3-1~deb10u2fixed
buster (security)4.9.3-1~deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye4.99.0-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm4.99.3-1fixed
sid, trixie4.99.4-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
tcpdumpsourcejessie4.9.3-1~deb8u2ELA-311-1
tcpdumpsourcestretch4.9.3-1~deb9u2DLA-2444-1
tcpdumpsourcebuster4.9.3-1~deb10u2
tcpdumpsource(unstable)4.9.3-7unimportant973877

Notes

https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump/commit/32027e199368dad9508965aae8cd8de5b6ab5231

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