USN-4221-1: libpcap vulnerability
11 December 2019
Applications using libpcap could be made to crash if given specially crafted data.
- libpcap - Library for for user-level network packet capture
It was discovered that libpcap did not properly validate PHB headers in
some situations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4221-2: libpcap0.8, libpcap