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

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://ethereal.archive.sunet.se/appnotes/enpa-sa-00018.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: 17331 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-053.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0699
CVE-2005-0704
CVE-2005-0705
CVE-2005-0739
CVE-2005-0765
CVE-2005-0766

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