Fedora Core 5 : ethereal-0.99.0-fc5.1 (2006-456)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Many security vulnerabilities have been fixed since the previous
release.

- The H.248 dissector could crash. Versions affected:
0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- The UMA dissector could go into an infinite loop.
Versions affected: 0.10.12 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1933

- The X.509if dissector could crash. Versions affected:
0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- The SRVLOC dissector could crash. Versions affected:
0.10.0 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- The H.245 dissector could crash. Versions affected:
0.10.13 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- Ethereal's OID printing routine was susceptible to an
off-by-one error. Versions affected: 0.10.14. CVE:
CVE-2006-1932

- The COPS dissector could overflow a buffer. Versions
affected: 0.9.15 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1935

- The ALCAP dissector could overflow a buffer. Versions
affected: 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1934

Under a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,
Coverity has uncovered a number of vulnerabilities in Ethereal :

- The statistics counter could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.10.10 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- Ethereal could crash while reading a malformed Sniffer
capture. Versions affected: 0.8.12 - 0.10.14. CVE:
CVE-2006-1938

- An invalid display filter could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.16 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The general packet dissector could crash Ethereal.
Versions affected: 0.10.9 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- The AIM dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.10.7 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- The RPC dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.8 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The DCERPC dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.16 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The ASN.1 dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.8 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The SMB PIPE dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.8.20 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1938

- The BER dissector could loop excessively. Versions
affected: 0.10.4 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1933

- The SNDCP dissector could abort. Versions affected:
0.10.4 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1940

- The Network Instruments file code could overrun a
buffer. Versions affected: 0.10.0 - 0.10.14. CVE:
CVE-2006-1934

- The NetXray/Windows Sniffer file code could overrun a
buffer. Versions affected: 0.10.13 - 0.10.14. CVE:
CVE-2006-1934

- The GSM SMS dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.16 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The ALCAP dissector could overrun a buffer. Versions
affected: 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1934

- The telnet dissector could overrun a buffer. Versions
affected: 0.8.5 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1936

- ASN.1-based dissectors could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.10 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The H.248 dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.10.11 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1937

- The DCERPC NT dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.14 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

- The PER dissector could crash Ethereal. Versions
affected: 0.9.14 - 0.10.14. CVE: CVE-2006-1939

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?ee52b2cf

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21274 (fedora_2006-456.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1932
CVE-2006-1933
CVE-2006-1934
CVE-2006-1935
CVE-2006-1936
CVE-2006-1937
CVE-2006-1938
CVE-2006-1939
CVE-2006-1940

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