tcpdump Update for Debian
Posted on: 03/14/2003 08:01 PM
A new security update for Debian GNU/Linux has been releasedDSA-261-1 tcpdump -- infinite loop
A problem has been discovered in tcpdump, a powerful tool for network monitoring and data acquisition. An attacker is able to send a specially crafted RADIUS network packet which causes tcpdump to enter an infinite loop.Read more
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 3.6.2-2.4.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not seem to be affected by this problem.
The unstable distribution (sid) is not affected by this problem anymore.