SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tcpdump (SUSE-SU-2017:2690-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103769


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for tcpdump fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-11108: Crafted input allowed remote DoS (bsc#1047873)

- CVE-2017-11541: Prevent a heap-based buffer over-read in the lldp_print function in print-lldp.c, related to util-print.c (bsc#1057247).

- CVE-2017-11542: Prevent a heap-based buffer over-read in the pimv1_print function in print-pim.c (bsc#1057247).

- CVE-2017-11543: Prevent a buffer overflow in the sliplink_print function in print-sl.c (bsc#1057247).

- CVE-2017-13011: Several protocol parsers in tcpdump could have caused a buffer overflow in util-print.c:bittok2str_internal() (bsc#1057247).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-tcpdump-13305=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tcpdump-13305=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103769

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2690-1.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/11

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tcpdump, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11108, CVE-2017-11541, CVE-2017-11542, CVE-2017-11543, CVE-2017-13011