tcpdump - command-line network traffic analyzer

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name tcpdump
Package version 4.9.2
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.14 KB
Download size 378.36 KB
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This program allows you to dump the traffic on a network. tcpdump
is able to examine IPv4, ICMPv4, IPv6, ICMPv6, UDP, TCP, SNMP, AFS
BGP, RIP, PIM, DVMRP, IGMP, SMB, OSPF, NFS and many other packet
It can be used to print out the headers of packets on a network
interface, filter packets that match a certain expression. You can
use this tool to track down network problems, to detect attacks
or to monitor network activities.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tcpdump_4.9.2-3_i386.deb 4.9.2 i386 Ubuntu Main
tcpdump - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libpcap0.8 >= 1.5.1
libssl1.1 >= 1.1.0


Name Value
apparmor-profiles-extra << 1.12~


Type URL
Binary Package tcpdump_4.9.2-3_amd64.deb
Source Package tcpdump

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install tcpdump deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install tcpdump




2018-03-31 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jamie Strandboge ]
* debian/usr.sbin.tcpdump: drop 'capability sys_module' since we already
have 'net_admin' and network module loading (which happens with -D) is
allowed with 'net_admin' (LP: #1759029) (closes: #894161)
[ Romain Francoise ]
* Switch to debhelper compatibility level 11.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3.
2017-12-31 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Use new URLs on for Vcs-* fields.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.2.
2017-09-08 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.2-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release:
+ Fixes 86 new CVEs, see the upstream changelog for the full list.
+ Now supports OpenSSL 1.1, so move back to libssl-dev (closes: #859740).
* Urgency high due to security fixes.
2017-09-04 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.1-3) unstable; urgency=high
* Cherry-pick three upstream commits to fix the following:
+ CVE-2017-11541: buffer over-read in safeputs() (closes: #873804)
+ CVE-2017-11542: buffer over-read in pimv1_print() (closes: #873805)
+ CVE-2017-11543: buffer overflow in sliplink_print() (closes: #873806)
* Urgency high due to security fixes.
2017-09-02 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Disable IKEv2 test which mysteriously fails on ppc64el (closes: #873377).
2017-08-26 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release, fixes CVE-2017-11108 (closes: #867718).
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.0.
* debian/watch: add pgpsigurlmangle option.
* Add upstream signing key in debian/upstream.
2017-07-02 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ intrigeri ]
* Include AppArmor profile from Ubuntu (closes: #866682).
[ Romain Francoise ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.0.0.
2017-02-11 - Romain Francoise <>
tcpdump (4.9.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Re-enable crypto support, targeting OpenSSL 1.0 as upstream still
doesn't support OpenSSL 1.1.
* Drop --enable-ipv6 from configure line, it has been the default for
years now.

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