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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58985
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0387
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0387.

Tcpdump is a command line tool for monitoring network traffic.

Moritz Jodeit discovered a denial of service bug in the tcpdump IEEE
802.11 processing code. An attacker could inject a carefully crafted frame
onto the IEEE 802.11 network that could crash a running tcpdump session if
a certain link type was explicitly specified. (CVE-2007-1218)

An integer overflow flaw was found in tcpdump's BGP processing code. An
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privilege of the pcap user
by injecting a crafted frame onto the network. (CVE-2007-3798)

In addition, the following bugs have been addressed:

* if called with -C and -W switches, tcpdump would create the first
savefile with the privileges of the user that executed tcpdump (usually
root), rather than with ones of the pcap user. This could result in the
inability to save the complete traffic log file properly without the
immediate notice of the user running tcpdump.

* the arpwatch service initialization script would exit prematurely,
returning a successful exit status incorrectly and preventing the status
command from running in case networking is not available.

Users of tcpdump are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain backported patches that correct these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1218
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
BugTraq ID: 22772
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22772
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-352A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-1272 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1272
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2798
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2799
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Mar/0003.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:056
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:155
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-802_11.c?r1=1.31.2.11&r2=1.31.2.12
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=168916
http://www.osvdb.org/32427
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9520
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017717
http://secunia.com/advisories/24318
http://secunia.com/advisories/24354
http://secunia.com/advisories/24423
http://secunia.com/advisories/24451
http://secunia.com/advisories/24583
http://secunia.com/advisories/24610
http://secunia.com/advisories/27580
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
TurboLinux Advisory: TLSA-2007-46
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-429-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0793
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
XForce ISS Database: tcpdump-print80211c-bo(32749)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32749
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-3798
BugTraq ID: 24965
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24965
Bugtraq: 20070720 rPSA-2007-0147-1 tcpdump (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/474225/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1353 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1353
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-07:06
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:06.tcpdump.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200707-14.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:148
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-bgp.c?r1=1.91.2.11&r2=1.91.2.12
http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/private/tcpdump-bgp.c
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9771
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018434
http://secunia.com/advisories/26135
http://secunia.com/advisories/26168
http://secunia.com/advisories/26223
http://secunia.com/advisories/26231
http://secunia.com/advisories/26263
http://secunia.com/advisories/26266
http://secunia.com/advisories/26286
http://secunia.com/advisories/26395
http://secunia.com/advisories/26404
http://secunia.com/advisories/26521
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.449313
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:016 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_16_sr.html
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0023/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-492-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2578
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