openSUSE 10 Security Update : tcpdump (tcpdump-4036)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27466


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a buffer overlow that could be triggered when displaying BGP packets (CVE-2007-3798).


Update the affected tcpdump package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27466

File Name: suse_tcpdump-4036.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tcpdump, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3798

CWE: 189