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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2020-18976

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

Buffer Overflow in Tcpreplay v4.3.2 allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service via the 'do_checksum' function in 'checksum.c'. It can be triggered by sending a crafted pcap file to the 'tcpreplay-edit' binary. This issue is different than CVE-2019-8381.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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