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[DSA920] DSA-920-1 ethereal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-920-1 ethereal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A buffer overflow has been discovered in ethereal, a commonly used
network traffic analyser that causes a denial of service and may
potentially permit the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.4-1woody14.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.10.10-2sarge3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-920
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 15794

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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