Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2005:227)
High Nessus Plugin ID 20458
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the OSPF dissector in Ethereal. This could potentially be abused to allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted packets.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.