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USN141-1 : tcpdump vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote package "tcpdump" is missing a security patch.
It was discovered that certain invalid BGP packets triggered an
infinite loop in tcpdump, which caused tcpdump to stop working. This
could be abused by a remote attacker to bypass tcpdump analysis of
Upgrade to :
- tcpdump-3.8.3-3ubuntu0.4 (Ubuntu 5.04)
Threat Level: High
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