Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tcpdump (MDKSA-2005:087)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18276
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA number of Denial of Service vulnerabilities were discovered in the way that tcpdump processes certain network packets. If abused, these flaws can allow a remote attacker to inject a carefully crafted packet onto the network, crashing tcpdump.
The provided packages have been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected tcpdump package.