Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : tcpdump (MDVSA-2015:182)

high Nessus Plugin ID 82457


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Updated tcpdump package fixes security vulnerabilities :

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump. These vulnerabilities might result in denial of service (application crash) or, potentially, execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2015-0261, CVE-2015-2153, CVE-2015-2154, CVE-2015-2155).


Update the affected tcpdump package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82457

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-182.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 3/31/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tcpdump, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0261, CVE-2015-2153, CVE-2015-2154, CVE-2015-2155

BID: 73017, 73018, 73019, 73021

MDVSA: 2015:182