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Fedora Core 4 2005-407: tcpdump Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the tcpdump package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-407 (tcpdump).
Tcpdump is a command-line tool for monitoring network traffic.
Tcpdump can capture and display the packet headers on a particular
network interface or on all interfaces. Tcpdump can display all of
the packet headers, or just the ones that match particular criteria.
Install tcpdump if you need a program to monitor network traffic.
* Tue Jun 7 2005 Martin Stransky - 14:3.8.2-13.FC4
- fix for CVE-2005-1267 - BGP DoS, #159209
Solution : http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2005-June/msg00015.html
Threat Level: High
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