openSUSE 10 Security Update : ethereal (ethereal-4849)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30049


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected ethereal packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30049

File Name: suse_ethereal-4849.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/22

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ethereal, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ethereal-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/19