Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : tcpdump vulnerability (USN-492-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the BGP dissector of tcpdump. Remote
attackers could send specially crafted packets and execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected tcpdump package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28094 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3798