Sunday, August 19, 2007

Security Update : TCPDump

Another security update has been released by Slackware security team, which was TCPDump. The fixes were upgrade to 3.9.7 and available from Slackware 9.0 and above
Sat Aug 18 15:00:32 CDT 2007
patches/packages/tcpdump-3.9.7-i486-1_slack12.0.tgz:
Upgraded to libpcap-0.9.7, tcpdump-3.9.7.
This new version fixes an integer overflow in the BGP dissector which could possibly allow remote attackers to crash tcpdump or to execute arbitrary code.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3798
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