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RHSA-2005:505: tcpdump security update

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RHSA-2005:505: tcpdump security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/10/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated tcpdump packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Tcpdump is a command line tool for monitoring network traffic. A denial of service bug was found in tcpdump during the processing of certain network packets. It is possible for an attacker to inject a carefully crafted packet onto the network, crashing a running tcpdump session. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2005-1267 to this issue. Users of tcpdump are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain backported security patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-arpwatch
  • redhat-upgrade-libpcap
  • redhat-upgrade-tcpdump

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