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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1353-1 (tcpdump)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to tcpdump announced via advisory DSA 1353-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the BGP dissector of tcpdump, a powerful tool for network monitoring and data acquisition, may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 3.8.3-5sarge3. For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.5-2etch1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.5-3. We recommend that you upgrade your tcpdump package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201353-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)