SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tcpdump (SUSE-SU-2017:0656-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 97695



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for tcpdump fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed (bsc#1020940) :

- CVE-2016-7922: Corrected buffer overflow in AH parser print-ah.c:ah_print().

- CVE-2016-7923: Corrected buffer overflow in ARP parser print-arp.c:arp_print().

- CVE-2016-7925: Corrected buffer overflow in compressed SLIP parser print-sl.c:sl_if_print().

- CVE-2016-7926: Corrected buffer overflow in the Ethernet parser print-ether.c:ethertype_print().

- CVE-2016-7927: Corrected buffer overflow in the IEEE 802.11 parser print-802_11.c:ieee802_11_radio_print().

- CVE-2016-7928: Corrected buffer overflow in the IPComp parser print-ipcomp.c:ipcomp_print().

- CVE-2016-7931: Corrected buffer overflow in the MPLS parser print-mpls.c:mpls_print().

- CVE-2016-7936: Corrected buffer overflow in the UDP parser print-udp.c:udp_print().

- CVE-2016-7934,CVE-2016-7935,CVE-2016-7937: Corrected segmentation faults in function udp_print().

- CVE-2016-7939: Corrected buffer overflows in GRE parser print-gre.c:(multiple functions).

- CVE-2016-7940: Corrected buffer overflows in STP parser print-stp.c:(multiple functions).

- CVE-2016-7973: Corrected buffer overflow in AppleTalk parser print-atalk.c.

- CVE-2016-7974: Corrected buffer overflow in IP parser print-ip.c:(multiple functions).

- CVE-2016-7975: Corrected buffer overflow in TCP parser print-tcp.c:tcp_print().

- CVE-2016-7983,CVE-2016-7984: Corrected buffer overflow in TFTP parser print-tftp.c:tftp_print().

- CVE-2016-7992: Corrected buffer overflow in Classical IP over ATM parser print-cip.c.

- CVE-2016-7993: Corrected buffer overflow in multiple protocol parsers (DNS, DVMRP, HSRP, etc.).

- CVE-2016-8574: Corrected buffer overflow in FRF.15 parser print-fr.c:frf15_print().

- CVE-2017-5202: Corrected buffer overflow in ISO CLNS parser print-isoclns.c:clnp_print().

- CVE-2017-5203: Corrected buffer overflow in BOOTP parser print-bootp.c:bootp_print().

- CVE-2017-5204: Corrected buffer overflow in IPv6 parser print-ip6.c:ip6_print().

- CVE-2017-5483: Corrected buffer overflow in SNMP parser print-snmp.c:asn1_parse().

- CVE-2017-5484: Corrected buffer overflow in ATM parser print-atm.c:sig_print().

- CVE-2017-5485: Corrected buffer overflow in ISO CLNS parser addrtoname.c:lookup_nsap().

- CVE-2017-5486: Corrected buffer overflow in ISO CLNS parser print-isoclns.c:clnp_print().

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-tcpdump-13021=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tcpdump-13021=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97695

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0656-1.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/13/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tcpdump, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7922, CVE-2016-7923, CVE-2016-7925, CVE-2016-7926, CVE-2016-7927, CVE-2016-7928, CVE-2016-7931, CVE-2016-7934, CVE-2016-7935, CVE-2016-7936, CVE-2016-7937, CVE-2016-7939, CVE-2016-7940, CVE-2016-7973, CVE-2016-7974, CVE-2016-7975, CVE-2016-7983, CVE-2016-7984, CVE-2016-7992, CVE-2016-7993, CVE-2016-8574, CVE-2017-5202, CVE-2017-5203, CVE-2017-5204, CVE-2017-5483, CVE-2017-5484, CVE-2017-5485, CVE-2017-5486