Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2004:152)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal :

- Matthew Bing discovered a bug in DICOM dissection that
could make Ethereal crash (CVE-2004-1139)

- An invalid RTP timestamp could make Ethereal hang and
create a large temporary file, possibly filling
available disk space (CVE-2004-1140)

- The HTTP dissector could access previously-freed memory,
causing a crash (CVE-2004-1141)

- Brian Caswell discovered that an improperly formatted
SMB packet could make Ethereal hang, maximizing CPU
utilization (CVE-2004-1142)

Ethereal 0.10.8 was released to correct these problems and is being

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16014 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-152.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1139

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