The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of tcpdump: denial of service via tok2strbuf

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via tok2strbuf() of tcpdump, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: tcpdump.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/11/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-8036, VIGILANCE-VUL-33833.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via tok2strbuf() of tcpdump, in order to t...
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as tcpdump.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides software vulnerability announces. The Vigil@nce vulnerability database contains several thousand vulnerabilities.