CVE-2005-1279

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2005-04-26

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

tcpdump 3.8.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted (1) BGP packet, which is not properly handled by RT_ROUTING_INFO, or (2) LDP packet, which is not properly handled by the ldp_print function.

Find out more about CVE-2005-1279 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