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    Mageia 2020-0430: tcpdump security update

    Date 21 Nov 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    The ppp decapsulator in tcpdump 4.9.3 can be convinced to allocate a large amount of memory. (CVE-2020-8037) References: - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27595
    MGASA-2020-0430 - Updated tcpdump package fixes a security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 21 Nov 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0430.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-8037
    
    The ppp decapsulator in tcpdump 4.9.3 can be convinced to allocate a large
    amount of memory. (CVE-2020-8037)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27595
    - https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2020/dla-2444
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8037
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/tcpdump-4.9.3-1.1.mga7
    

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