SuSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ZYPP Patch Number 4847)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30048


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes several security bugs in ethereal that can be used to crash the application and to possibly execute arbitrary code remotely.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4847.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30048

File Name: suse_ethereal-4847.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/22

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/19