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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:008: tcpdump

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the tcpdump package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:008 (tcpdump).


A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in tcpdump versions prior to 3.8.1
that, if fed a maliciously crafted packet, could be exploited to crash tcpdump
or potentially execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
tcpdump. These vulnerabilities include:
An infinite loop and memory consumption processing L2TP packets (CVE-2003-1029).
Infinite loops in processing ISAKMP packets (CVE-2003-0989, CVE-2004-0057).
A segmentation fault caused by a RADIUS attribute with a large length value
(CVE-2004-0055).
The updated packages are patched to correct these problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:008
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9263, 9423

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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