Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:053)

High Nessus Plugin ID 17331


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


A number of issues were discovered in Ethereal versions prior to 0.10.10, which is provided by this update. Matevz Pustisek discovered a buffer overflow in the Etheric dissector (CVE-2005-0704); the GPRS-LLC dissector could crash if the 'ignore cipher bit' was enabled (CVE-2005-0705); Diego Giago found a buffer overflow in the 3GPP2 A11 dissector (CVE-2005-0699); Leon Juranic found a buffer overflow in the IAPP dissector (CVE-2005-0739); and bugs in the JXTA and sFlow dissectors could make Ethereal crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17331

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-053.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/03/16

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: 2005/03/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0699, CVE-2005-0704, CVE-2005-0705, CVE-2005-0739, CVE-2005-0765, CVE-2005-0766

MDKSA: 2005:053

CWE: 189