Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that certain invalid GRE, LDP, BGP, and RSVP packets
triggered infinite loops in tcpdump, which caused tcpdump to stop
working. This could be abused by a remote attacker to bypass tcpdump
analysis of network traffic.
Update the affected tcpdump package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20507 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1278CVE-2005-1279CVE-2005-1280
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