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1617629: CVE-2005-1279 security flaw

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 4 (tcpdump) RHSA-2005:417 2005-05-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (tcpdump) RHSA-2005:421 2005-05-11
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