Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tcpdump (MDKSA-2005:101)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A Denial of Service vulnerability was found in tcpdump during the
processing of certain network packages. Because of this flaw, it was
possible for an attacker to inject a carefully crafted packet onto the
network which would crash a running tcpdump session.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem. This
problem does not affect at least tcpdump 3.8.1 and earlier.

Solution :

Update the affected tcpdump package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18498 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-101.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1267

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