Advisories ยป MGASA-2018-0401

Updated tcpflow packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 19 Oct 2018
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 6
CVE: CVE-2018-14938


pdated tcpflow package fixes security vulnerability:

An issue was discovered in wifipcap/wifipcap.cpp in TCPFLOW through
1.5.0-alpha. There is an integer overflow in the function handle_prism
during caplen processing. If the caplen is less than 144, one can cause
an integer overflow in the function handle_80211, which will result in
an out-of-bounds read and may allow access to sensitive memory or a
denial of service (CVE-2018-14938).