Security update for tcpdump

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4131-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2018-19519 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
  • CVE-2018-19519 ( NVD ): 5.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for tcpdump fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-19519: Fixed a stack-based buffer over-read in the print_prefix function (bsc#1117267)

Patch Instructions:

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

  • Basesystem Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2945=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • tcpdump-4.9.2-3.3.1
    • tcpdump-debugsource-4.9.2-3.3.1
    • tcpdump-debuginfo-4.9.2-3.3.1