Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:053)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A number of issues were discovered in Ethereal versions prior to
0.10.10, which is provided by this update. Matevz Pustisek discovered
a buffer overflow in the Etheric dissector (CVE-2005-0704); the
GPRS-LLC dissector could crash if the 'ignore cipher bit' was enabled
(CVE-2005-0705); Diego Giago found a buffer overflow in the 3GPP2 A11
dissector (CVE-2005-0699); Leon Juranic found a buffer overflow in the
IAPP dissector (CVE-2005-0739); and bugs in the JXTA and sFlow
dissectors could make Ethereal crash.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17331 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-053.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0699

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