This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
A number of vulnerabilities were found in Ethereal, all of which are
fixed in version 0.10.9: The COPS dissector could go into an infinite
loop (CVE-2005-0006); the DLSw dissector could cause an assertion,
making Ethereal exit prematurely (CVE-2005-0007); the DNP dissector
could cause memory corruption (CVE-2005-0008); the Gnutella dissector
could cause an assertion, making Ethereal exit prematurely
(CVE-2005-0009); the MMSE dissector could free static memory
(CVE-2005-0010); and the X11 protocol dissector is vulnerable to a
string buffer overflow (CVE-2005-0084).
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16241 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-013.nasl)
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