Debian DLA-809-1 : tcpdump security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 96884

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump, a command-line network traffic analyzer. These vulnerabilities might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

CVE-2016-7922

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7923

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7924

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7925

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7926

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7927

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7928

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7929

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7930

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7931

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7932

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7933

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7934

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7935

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7936

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7937

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7938

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7939

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7940

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7973

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7974

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7975

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7983

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7984

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7985

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7986

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7992

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-7993

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-8574

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2016-8575

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5202

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5203

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5204

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5205

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5341

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5342

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5482

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5483

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5484

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5485

Buffer overflow in parser.

CVE-2017-5486

Buffer overflow in parser.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.9.0-1~deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your tcpdump packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected tcpdump package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/01/msg00046.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/tcpdump

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96884

File Name: debian_DLA-809.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/31

Modified: 2018/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tcpdump, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7922, CVE-2016-7923, CVE-2016-7924, CVE-2016-7925, CVE-2016-7926, CVE-2016-7927, CVE-2016-7928, CVE-2016-7929, CVE-2016-7930, CVE-2016-7931, CVE-2016-7932, CVE-2016-7933, CVE-2016-7934, CVE-2016-7935, CVE-2016-7936, CVE-2016-7937, CVE-2016-7938, CVE-2016-7939, CVE-2016-7940, CVE-2016-7973, CVE-2016-7974, CVE-2016-7975, CVE-2016-7983, CVE-2016-7984, CVE-2016-7985, CVE-2016-7986, CVE-2016-7992, CVE-2016-7993, CVE-2016-8574, CVE-2016-8575, CVE-2017-5202, CVE-2017-5203, CVE-2017-5204, CVE-2017-5205, CVE-2017-5341, CVE-2017-5342, CVE-2017-5482, CVE-2017-5483, CVE-2017-5484, CVE-2017-5485, CVE-2017-5486