tcpdump

Description:A tool for network monitoring and data acquisition
License: BSD
Homepage:https://www.tcpdump.org/ https://github.com/the-tcpdump-group/tcpdump
Location:Portage
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  • ~ - unstable
  • M - hardmask
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USE flags

  • drop-root - Drop privileges to pcap:pcap when run as root
  • ipv6 - Add support for IP version 6
  • libressl - Use dev-libs/libressl instead of dev-libs/openssl when applicable (see also the ssl useflag)
  • samba - Add support for SAMBA (Windows File and Printer sharing)
  • smi - Build with net-libs/libsmi to load MIBs on the fly to decode SNMP packets
  • ssl - Add support for SSL/TLS connections (Secure Socket Layer / Transport Layer Security)
  • suid - Enable setuid root program, with potential security risks
  • test - Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
  • verify-sig - Verify upstream signatures on distfiles

Security Advisory

Date Severity Title
over 3 years normal Tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
about 4 years normal tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 5 years normal tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
about 6 years normal tcpdump: Multiple vulnerabilities
over 13 years high tcpdump: Integer overflow
almost 16 years normal TCPDump: Decoding routines Denial of Service vulnerability
about 17 years high Tcpdump Vulnerabilities in ISAKMP Parsing

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