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USN-4252-1: tcpdump vulnerabilities

USN-4252-1: tcpdump vulnerabilities




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


Multiple security issues were discovered in tcpdump. A remote attacker could use these issues to cause tcpdump to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2017-16808, CVE-2018-19519, CVE-2018-10103, CVE-2018-10105, CVE-2018-14461, CVE-2018-14462, CVE-2018-14463, CVE-2018-14464, CVE-2018-14465, CVE-2018-14466, CVE-2018-14467, CVE-2018-14468, CVE-2018-14469, CVE-2018-14470, CVE-2018-14879, CVE-2018-14880, CVE-2018-14881, CVE-2018-14882, CVE-2018-16227, CVE-2018-16228, CVE-2018-16229, CVE-2018-16230, CVE-2018-16300, CVE-2018-16451, CVE-2018-16452, CVE-2019-1010220, CVE-2019-15166, CVE-2019-15167.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Xenial Stemcells
    • 621.x versions prior to 621.55
    • 456.x versions prior to 456.96
    • 315.x versions prior to 315.167
    • 250.x versions prior to 250.181
    • 170.x versions prior to 170.201
    • 97.x versions prior to 97.230
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.158.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to v12.29.0


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • Xenial Stemcells
    • Upgrade 621.x versions to 621.55 or greater
    • Upgrade 456.x versions to 456.96 or greater
    • Upgrade 315.x versions to 315.167 or greater
    • Upgrade 250.x versions to 250.181 or greater
    • Upgrade 170.x versions to 170.201 or greater
    • Upgrade 97.x versions to 97.230 or greater
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on
  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade all versions to 0.158.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to v12.29.0 or greater


2020-01-27: Initial vulnerability report published.

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