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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 18783
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected tcpdump package.

See Also

https://help.rapid7.com/?community#/?tags=disclosure

http://www.nessus.org/u?e8d6401a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18783

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2004-108-01.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 4/17/2004

Reference Information

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

SSA: 2004-108-01