Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:013)
High Nessus Plugin ID 16241
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA number of vulnerabilities were found in Ethereal, all of which are fixed in version 0.10.9: The COPS dissector could go into an infinite loop (CVE-2005-0006); the DLSw dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal exit prematurely (CVE-2005-0007); the DNP dissector could cause memory corruption (CVE-2005-0008); the Gnutella dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal exit prematurely (CVE-2005-0009); the MMSE dissector could free static memory (CVE-2005-0010); and the X11 protocol dissector is vulnerable to a string buffer overflow (CVE-2005-0084).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.