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[DSA478] DSA-478-1 tcpdump

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-478-1 tcpdump

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

tcpdump, a tool for network monitoring and data acquisition, was found
to contain two vulnerabilities whereby tcpdump could be caused to
crash through attempts to read from invalid memory locations. This
bug is triggered by certain invalid ISAKMP packets.
For the current stable distribution (woody) these problems have been
fixed in version 3.6.2-2.8.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.7.2-4.
We recommend that you update your tcpdump package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-478
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10003, 10003, 10004, 10004

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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