Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Tcpdump, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||net-analyzer/tcpdump on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.9.2|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.9.2|
Tcpdump is a tool for network monitoring and data acquisition.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Tcpdump. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Tcpdump users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/tcpdump-4.9.2"