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SSA-2005-195-10 tcpdump DoS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2005-195-10 tcpdump DoS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

New tcpdump packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1,
and -current to fix a security issue. A specially crafted BGP packet can
cause tcpdump to go into an infinite loop, creating a denial of service
where network monitoring is disabled.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

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