Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232347
CVE-2007-1218 tcpdump denial of service
Last modified: 2010-10-22 09:42:55 EDT
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.
This flaw also affects RHEL 3 and RHEL4. The code in question is not present in
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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