Upstream information

CVE-2005-1279 at MITRE


tcpdump 3.8.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted (1) BGP packet, which is not properly handled by RT_ROUTING_INFO, or (2) LDP packet, which is not properly handled by the ldp_print function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 80582 [RESOLVED], 91571 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories: