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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Moritz Jodeit discovered an off-by-one buffer overflow in tcpdump, a
powerful tool for network monitoring and data acquisition, which
allows denial of service.
See also :
Upgrade the tcpdump package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 3.9.5-2.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Debian Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24881 (debian_DSA-1272.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1218
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