SuSE9 Security Update : tcpdump (YOU Patch Number 11696)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41144
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionA buffer overflow has been found in tcpdump which can be triggered while displaying BGP packets. This could be exploited by an attacker to execute malicious code under the privileges of the user running tcpdump by presenting specially prepared BGP packets to tcpdump. This issue is tracked by CVE-2007-3798.
SolutionApply YOU patch number 11696.