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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59180
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-492-1 (tcpdump)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-492-1 (tcpdump)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to tcpdump
announced via advisory USN-492-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10
Ubuntu 7.04

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

Details follow:

A flaw was discovered in the BGP dissector of tcpdump. Remote
attackers could send specially crafted packets and execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
tcpdump 3.9.4-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 6.10:
tcpdump 3.9.4-4ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 7.04:
tcpdump 3.9.5-2ubuntu1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-492-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-3798
Bugtraq: 20070720 rPSA-2007-0147-1 tcpdump (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/474225/100/0/threaded
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
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
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://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html
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/
TurboLinux Advisory: TLSA-2007-46
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-492-1
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-352A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
BugTraq ID: 24965
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24965
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9771
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2578
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
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/26266
http://secunia.com/advisories/26231
http://secunia.com/advisories/26286
http://secunia.com/advisories/26263
http://secunia.com/advisories/26404
http://secunia.com/advisories/26395
http://secunia.com/advisories/26521
http://secunia.com/advisories/27580
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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