FreeBSD : ethereal -- multiple protocol dissectors vulnerabilities (cb470368-94d2-11d9-a9e0-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19120


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


An Ethreal Security Advisories reports :

Issues have been discovered in the following protocol dissectors :

- Matevz Pustisek discovered a buffer overflow in the Etheric dissector. CVE: CAN-2005-0704

- The GPRS-LLC dissector could crash if the 'ignore cipher bit' option was enabled. CVE: CAN-2005-0705

- Diego Giago discovered a buffer overflow in the 3GPP2 A11 dissector.
This flaw was later reported by Leon Juranic. CVE: CAN-2005-0699

- Leon Juranic discovered a buffer overflow in the IAPP dissector.
CVE: CAN-2005-0739

- A bug in the JXTA dissector could make Ethereal crash.

- A bug in the sFlow dissector could make Ethereal crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19120

File Name: freebsd_pkg_cb47036894d211d9a9e00001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ethereal, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ethereal-lite, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tethereal, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tethereal-lite, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/09

Reference Information

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

BID: 12759

CWE: 189