Slackware 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : tcpdump denial of service (SSA:2004-108-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18783


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


Upgraded tcpdump packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, and -current to fix denial-of-service issues. Sites using tcpdump should upgrade to the new packages.


Update the affected tcpdump package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18783

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-108-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:tcpdump, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:8.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2004/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0183, CVE-2004-0184

SSA: 2004-108-01