SuSE9 Security Update : ethereal (YOU Patch Number 12035)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41180


The remote SuSE 9 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 YOU patch number 12035.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41180

File Name: suse9_12035.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: 2007/12/20