Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:227)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the OSPF dissector in
Ethereal. This could potentially be abused to allow remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code via crafted packets.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

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 : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20458 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-227.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15794

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3651

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