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Fedora Core 3 2005-690: ethereal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ethereal package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-690 (ethereal).

Ethereal is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering
library, contains command-line utilities, and contains tests and
documentation for ethereal. A graphical user interface is packaged
separately to GTK+ package.

Update Information:

To reduce the risk of future vulnerabilities in Ethereal,
the ethereal and tethereal programs in this update have been
compiled as Position Independant Executables (PIE).


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=804
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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