Debian: DSA-3086-1: tcpdump security update

    Date03 Dec 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump, a command-line network traffic analyzer. These vulnerabilities might result in denial of service, leaking sensitive information from memory or, potentially, execution of arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3086-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 03, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tcpdump
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8767 CVE-2014-8769 CVE-2014-9140
    Debian Bug     : 770424 770434
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in tcpdump, a command-line
    network traffic analyzer. These vulnerabilities might result in denial
    of service, leaking sensitive information from memory or, potentially,
    execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.3.0-1+deb7u1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
    fixed in version 4.6.2-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 4.6.2-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tcpdump packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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