Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tcpdump (MDKSA-2005:087)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A number of Denial of Service vulnerabilities were discovered in the
way that tcpdump processes certain network packets. If abused, these
flaws can allow 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 :

Update the affected tcpdump package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18276 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-087.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13380

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1278

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