GLSA-201502-05 : tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81228
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201502-05 (tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump:
The olsr_print function function contains an integer underflow error (CVE-2014-8767) The geonet_print function function contains multiple integer underflow errors (CVE-2014-8768) The decoder for the Ad hoc On-Demand Distance Vector protocol contains an out-of-bounds memory access error (CVE-2014-8769) The ppp_hdlc function contains a buffer overflow error (CVE-2014-9140) Impact :
A remote attacker may be able to send a specially crafted packet, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll tcpdump users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/tcpdump-4.6.2-r1'