Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:013)

High Nessus Plugin ID 16241


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


A 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).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16241

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-013.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/01/25

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ethereal, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ethereal-tools, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ethereal0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libethereal0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tethereal, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0006, CVE-2005-0007, CVE-2005-0008, CVE-2005-0009, CVE-2005-0010, CVE-2005-0084

MDKSA: 2005:013