Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:131)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in versions of Ethereal
prior to version 0.10.12, including :

The SMB dissector could overflow a buffer or exhaust memory
(CVE-2005-2365).

iDefense discovered that several dissectors are vulnerable to format
string overflows (CVE-2005-2367).

A number of other portential crash issues in various dissectors have
also been corrected.

This update provides Ethereal 0.10.12 which is not vulnerable to these
issues.

See also :

http://ethereal.archive.sunet.se/appnotes/enpa-sa-00020.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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19891 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-131.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14399

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2360
CVE-2005-2361
CVE-2005-2362
CVE-2005-2363
CVE-2005-2364
CVE-2005-2365
CVE-2005-2366
CVE-2005-2367

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