Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:013)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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 :

http://ethereal.archive.sunet.se/appnotes/enpa-sa-00017.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16241 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-013.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0006
CVE-2005-0007
CVE-2005-0008
CVE-2005-0009
CVE-2005-0010
CVE-2005-0084

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