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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-7973: Moderate: tcpdump security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2017:1871)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-7973: Moderate: tcpdump security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2017:1871)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/28/2017
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The AppleTalk parser in tcpdump before 4.9.0 has a buffer overflow in print-atalk.c, multiple functions.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-tcpdump
  • centos-upgrade-tcpdump-debuginfo

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