Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2468-1 tcpflow -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Nov 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14938.
More information:

An issue has been found in tcpflow, a TCP flow recorder.

Due to an overflow vulnerability in function handle_80211, an out-of-bounds read with access to sensitive memory or a denial of service might happen.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.4+repack1-3+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tcpflow packages.

For the detailed security status of tcpflow please refer to its security tracker page at:

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