Updated ethereal/tcpdump Packages for Redhat
Posted on: 04/24/2003 12:25 AM

Red Hat has released the following new security updates:

Updated ethereal packages fix security vulnerabilities

Affected Products:
Red Hat Linux 7.2
Red Hat Linux 7.3
Red Hat Linux 8.0
Red Hat Linux 9

Updated ethereal packages are now available which fix a format string bug and a heap-based buffer overflow.

Ethereal is a package designed for monitoring network traffic on your system.

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Updated tcpdump packages fix various vulnerabilities

Affected Products:
Red Hat Linux 7.1
Red Hat Linux 7.2
Red Hat Linux 7.3
Red Hat Linux 8.0

Updated tcpdump, libpcap, and arpwatch packages are available, fixing a number of vulnerabilities that could be used to cause a denial of service attack, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

tcpdump is a command-line tool for monitoring network traffic.

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