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PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201510-04 ] tcpdump Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201510-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 31, 2015
Bug(s): #552632
ID: 201510-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in tcpdump, the worst of
which can allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service condition or
executive arbitrary code.


Background

tcpdump is a Tool for network monitoring and data acquisition.

Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/tcpdump
Vulnerable: < 4.7.4
Unaffected: >= 4.7.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All tcpdump users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/tcpdump-4.7.4"
   


References

CVE-2015-0261
CVE-2015-2153
CVE-2015-2154
CVE-2015-2155
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