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Bug 45520 - Remote root exploit
Remote root exploit
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcpdump (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
: Security
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Reported: 2001-06-22 09:52 EDT by Chris Covington
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-07-23 06:46:56 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2001:089 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated tcpdump packages available for Red Hat Linux 6.2 and 7.x 2001-06-28 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Chris Covington 2001-06-22 09:52:51 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (WinNT; U)

Description of problem:
Remote root exploit reported in all versions prior to tcpdump 3.6.


How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2001-07-17 14:37:10 EDT
"Remore root" might be a bit misnomer here, but this is a real issue, yes.
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2002-01-17 08:22:22 EST
should be fixed with tcpdump-3.6.2-10 and newer packages

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