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[DSA528] DSA-528-1 ethereal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-528-1 ethereal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several denial of service vulnerabilities were discovered in ethereal,
a network traffic analyzer. These vulnerabilities are described in the
ethereal advisory "enpa-sa-00015". Of these, only one (CVE-2004-0635)
affects the version of ethereal in Debian woody. This vulnerability
could be exploited by a remote attacker to crash ethereal with an
invalid SNMP packet.
For the current stable distribution (woody), these problems have been
fixed in version 0.9.4-1woody8.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.10.5-1.
We recommend that you update your ethereal package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-528
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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