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[DSA258] DSA-258-1 ethereal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-258-1 ethereal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Georgi Guninski discovered a problem in ethereal, a network traffic
analyzer. The program contains a format string vulnerability that
could probably lead to execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.4-1woody3.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not seem to be affected
by this problem.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.9-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-258
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7049

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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