Intrusion Prevention

Tcpdump.BGP.Decoding.Routines.DoS

Description

tcpdump has a denial of service (infinite loop) vulnerability. A remote attacker could make the application enter an infinite loop and stop responding via a special BGP packet.

Affected Products

tcpdump 3.8.3 and prior.

Impact

Denial of service.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the web site.
http://www.tcpdump.org/

CVE References

CVE-2005-1279