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Bug 232349 - CVE-2007-1218 tcpdump denial of service
Summary: CVE-2007-1218 tcpdump denial of service
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tcpdump
Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Lichvar
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,source=full-disclosure,rep...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-14 21:16 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-03-19 11:37:20 UTC

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Description Josh Bressers 2007-03-14 21:16:53 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #232347 +++

A potential denial of service flaw due to a single byte overflow was found in
the way tcpdump processes 802.11 packets:

The upstream patch is here:

From inspecting our packages it seems that the initial, incorrect test isn't
even present, which still leaves our packages vulnerable to this flaw.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2007-03-14 21:17:20 UTC
This flaw should also affect FC5 and the upcoming FC7

Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2007-03-15 12:26:22 UTC
Fixed in


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