Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : tcpdump (MDVSA-2015:125)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated tcpdump package fixes security vulnerabilities :

The Tcpdump program could crash when processing a malformed OLSR
payload when the verbose output flag was set (CVE-2014-8767).

The application decoder for the Ad hoc On-Demand Distance Vector
(AODV) protocol in Tcpdump fails to perform input validation and
performs unsafe out-of-bound accesses. The application will usually
not crash, but perform out-of-bounds accesses and output/leak larger
amounts of invalid data, which might lead to dropped packets. It is
unknown if a payload exists that might trigger segfaults

It was discovered that tcpdump incorrectly handled printing PPP
packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause tcpdump to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code (CVE-2014-9140).

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump. These
vulnerabilities might result in denial of service (application crash)
or, potentially, execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2015-0261,
CVE-2015-2153, CVE-2015-2154, CVE-2015-2155).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tcpdump package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82378 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8767

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