Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232519
CVE-2007-1218 tcpdump denial of service
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:55 EST
+++ 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.
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2007-03-14 17:12 EST --
This flaw also affects RHEL 3 and RHEL4. The code in question is not present in
Can we get this into 4.6?
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