Oracle Linux 7 : tcpdump (ELSA-2019-3976)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 131518

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:3976 :

An update for tcpdump is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The tcpdump packages contain the tcpdump utility for monitoring network traffic. The tcpdump utility can capture and display the packet headers on a particular network interface or on all interfaces.

Security Fix(es) :

* tcpdump: Stack-based buffer over-read in print-hncp.c:print_prefix() via crafted pcap (CVE-2018-19519)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected tcpdump package.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-November/009393.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 131518

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-3976.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/12/03

Updated: 2019/12/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:tcpdump, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19519

RHSA: 2019:3976