Security update for tcpdump

SUSE Security Update: Security update for tcpdump
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2088-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1068716 #1142439
Cross-References:CVE-2017-16808 CVE-2019-1010220
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for tcpdump fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-1010220: Fixed a buffer over-read in print_prefix() which may expose data (bsc#1142439).
  • CVE-2017-16808: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read related to aoe_print() and lookup_emem() (bsc#1068716).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2088=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2088=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • tcpdump-4.9.2-14.11.1
    • tcpdump-debuginfo-4.9.2-14.11.1
    • tcpdump-debugsource-4.9.2-14.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • tcpdump-4.9.2-14.11.1
    • tcpdump-debuginfo-4.9.2-14.11.1
    • tcpdump-debugsource-4.9.2-14.11.1