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    Ubuntu 4252-2: tcpdump vulnerabilities

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    Several security issues were fixed in tcpdump.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4252-2
    January 27, 2020
    
    tcpdump vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in tcpdump.
    
    Software Description:
    - tcpdump: command-line network traffic analyzer
    
    Details:
    
    USN-4252-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in tcpdump. This update provides
    the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     Multiple security issues were discovered in tcpdump. A remote attacker
     could use these issues to cause tcpdump to crash, resulting in a denial of
     service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
      tcpdump                         4.9.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      tcpdump                         4.9.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    
    This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
    fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4252-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4252-1
      CVE-2017-16808, CVE-2018-10103, CVE-2018-10105, CVE-2018-14461,
      CVE-2018-14462, CVE-2018-14463, CVE-2018-14464, CVE-2018-14465,
      CVE-2018-14466, CVE-2018-14467, CVE-2018-14468, CVE-2018-14469,
      CVE-2018-14470, CVE-2018-14879, CVE-2018-14880, CVE-2018-14881,
      CVE-2018-14882, CVE-2018-16227, CVE-2018-16228, CVE-2018-16229,
      CVE-2018-16230, CVE-2018-16300, CVE-2018-16451, CVE-2018-16452,
      CVE-2018-19519, CVE-2019-1010220, CVE-2019-15166, CVE-2019-15167
    

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