Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ethereal (MDKSA-2006:077)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 21283


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


A number of vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Ethereal network analyzer. These issues have been corrected in Ethereal version 0.99.0 which is provided with this update.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 21283

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-077.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/04/26

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

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:mandriva:linux:2006

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1932, CVE-2006-1933, CVE-2006-1934, CVE-2006-1935, CVE-2006-1936, CVE-2006-1937, CVE-2006-1938, CVE-2006-1939, CVE-2006-1940

BID: 17682

MDKSA: 2006:077