Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tcpdump (MDKSA-2004:008)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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
privileges 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 :

Update the affected tcpdump package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14108 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-008.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0989
CVE-2003-1029
CVE-2004-0055
CVE-2004-0057

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