openSUSE Security Update : tcpdump (openSUSE-2015-267)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

tcpdump was updated to fix five vulnerabilities in protocol printers

When running tcpdump, a remote unauthenticated user could have crashed
the application or, potentially, execute arbitrary code by injecting
crafted packages into the network.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- IPv6 mobility printer remote DoS (CVE-2015-0261,

- PPP printer remote DoS (CVE-2014-9140, bnc#923142)

- force printer remote DoS (CVE-2015-2155, bnc#922223)

- ethernet printer remote DoS (CVE-2015-2154, bnc#922222)

- tcp printer remote DoS (CVE-2015-2153, bnc#922221)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected tcpdump packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82425 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9140

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