openSUSE-SU-2018:4252-1: moderate: Security update for tcpdump

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for tcpdump

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:4252-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1117267
Cross-References: CVE-2018-19519
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for tcpdump fixes the following security issue:

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

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1589=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (x86_64):



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