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[DSA206] DSA-206-1 tcpdump Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-206-1 tcpdump

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The BGP decoding routines for tcpdump used incorrect bounds checking
when copying data. This could be abused by introducing malicious traffic
on a sniffed network for a denial of service attack against tcpdump,
or possibly even remote code execution.
This has been fixed in version 3.6.2-2.2.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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