[ALSA-2020:4547] Low: libpcap security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Type:
security
Severity:
low
Release date:
2020-11-03
Description:
The libpcap packages provide a portable framework for low-level network monitoring. The libpcap library provides network statistics collection, security monitoring, and network debugging. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: libpcap (1.9.1). (BZ#1806422) Security Fix(es): * libpcap: Resource exhaustion during PHB header length validation (CVE-2019-15165) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • libpcap-1.9.1-4.el8.i686.rpm
  • libpcap-1.9.1-4.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • libpcap-devel-1.9.1-4.el8.i686.rpm
  • libpcap-devel-1.9.1-4.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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