Fedora Core 3 : ethereal-0.10.12-1.FC3.2 (2005-690)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

To reduce the risk of future vulnerabilities in Ethereal, the ethereal
and tethereal programs in this update have been compiled as Position
Independent Executables (PIE).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?fb07c8b9

Solution :

Update the affected ethereal, ethereal-debuginfo and / or
ethereal-gnome packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19379 (fedora_2005-690.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

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