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Security update for tcpdump

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(Last modified: 31MAR2004)


solutions Security update for tcpdump SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e4f345d7100f13d1d231e4affb788045)

Applies to

Package: tcpdump
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8

Release: 20040331
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyon using an affected tcpdump version should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The ISAKMP handling of tcpdump contains a bug which allows remote attackers to crash tcpdump with special crafted ISAKMP packets.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh tcpdump.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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