DSA 1272-1: New tcpdump packages fix denial of service
Posted on: 03/22/2007 10:30 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA 1272-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 22nd, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : tcpdump
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2007-1218

Moritz Jodeit discovered an off-by-one buffer overflow in tcpdump, a
powerful tool for network monitoring and data acquisition, which allows
denial of service.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.8.3-5sarge2.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed
in version 3.9.5-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.9.5-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your tcpdump package.


Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
- --------------------------------

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 666 90787f78143213411a3d82cebfbca271
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 11825 e7127eec3ec3a93e26bdb26b6665be85
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 567116 30645001f4b97019677cad88d3811904

Alpha architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 300608 d1adf87dd2d3f9f6f237e01197e7dd19

AMD64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 256526 c4ddd7019f02181e76b23343f0814896

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 250608 3e8cc35bef4826ed4e49738fcbcee1cb

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 271650 e05fa598432be127c796d265c09d31c4

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 238766 c6f34cfc4ae54d9014fb04170bfc5ff0

Intel IA-64 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 352574 9051cb601e4c9af4b86f12d6277b902f

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 216828 5480eb68317d9d0094f5a8f57fdd88b3

Big endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 259444 c5aa363816907aa5a12518335b4a603f

Little endian MIPS architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 272134 81118a6ab19eddd16ce6515e0df5c92c

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 246446 a6baff85c203fd278a22faa24c4454db

IBM S/390 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 247336 e314c894f57ff3de0d040f1686d3037f

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tcpdump/tcpdump_3.8.3-5sarge2_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 248034 4ae6cbc287bae15326b5966fee545fe7

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQFGAvRnXm3vHE4uyloRAvToAKDBbCqVFaV6YfELF8Dtoce+QDOFDQCcDv7a
9xIsatwf1nJUprKaO2FfYao=
=Z5cp
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----



Printed from Linux Compatible (http://www.linuxcompatible.org/news/story/dsa_1272_1_new_tcpdump_packages_fix_denial_of_service.html)