FreeBSD : ethereal -- multiple protocol dissectors vulnerabilities (831a6a66-79fa-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

An Ethreal Security Advisories reports :

Issues have been discovered in the following protocol dissectors :

- The COPS dissector could go into an infinite loop. CVE:

- The DLSw dissector could cause an assertion. CVE : CAN-2005-0007

- The DNP dissector could cause memory corruption. CVE : CAN-2005-0008

- The Gnutella dissector could cuase an assertion. CVE : CAN-2005-0009

- The MMSE dissector could free statically-allocated memory. CVE:

- The X11 dissector is vulnerable to a string buffer overflow. CVE:

Impact: It may be possible to make Ethereal crash or run arbitrary
code by injecting a purposefully malformed packet onto the wire or by
convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19007 (freebsd_pkg_831a6a6679fa11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12326

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0006

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