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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:087: 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-2005:087 (tcpdump).



A number of Denial of Service vulnerabilities were discovered in the way that
tcpdump processes certain network packets. If abused, these flaws can permit a
remote attacker to inject a carefully crafted packet onto the network, crashing
tcpdump.

The provided packages have been patched to correct these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:087
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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