SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-30 (tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by sending a specially crafted network package, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause 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-4.9.0'