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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The isis_print function, as called by isoclns_print, in tcpdump 3.9.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a zero length, as demonstrated using a GRE packet.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1278 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (tcpdump) RHSA-2005:421 2005-05-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (tcpdump) RHSA-2005:417 2005-05-11