FreeBSD : multiple vulnerabilities in ethereal (cdf18ed9-7f4a-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38151
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionStefan Esser of e-matters Security discovered a baker's dozen of buffer overflows in Ethereal's decoders, including :
In addition, a vulnerability in the RADIUS decoder was found by Jonathan Heusser.
Finally, there is one uncredited vulnerability described by the Ethereal team as :
A zero-length Presentation protocol selector could make Ethereal crash.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.