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Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

USN119-1 : tcpdump vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
tcpdump vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote package "tcpdump" is missing a security patch.

Description :

It was discovered that certain invalid GRE, LDP, BGP, and RSVP packets
triggered infinite loops in tcpdump, which caused tcpdump to stop
working. This could be abused by a remote attacker to bypass tcpdump
analysis of network traffic.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- tcpdump-3.8.3-3ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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