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Vulnerability of lldpd: buffer overflow via lldp_decode

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via lldp_decode() of lldpd, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 13/01/2021.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2015-8011, DSA-4836-1, USN-4691-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-34340.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via lldp_decode() of lldpd, in order t...
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

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Solutions for this threat 

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