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MDKSA-2004:152: 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 MDKSA-2004:152 (ethereal).



A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal:

- Matthew Bing discovered a bug in DICOM dissection that could make Ethereal
crash (CVE-2004-1139) - An invalid RTP timestamp could make Ethereal hang and
create a large temporary file, possibly filling available disk space
(CVE-2004-1140) - The HTTP dissector could access previously-freed memory,
causing a crash (CVE-2004-1141) - Brian Caswell discovered that an improperly
formatted SMB packet could make Ethereal hang, maximizing CPU utilization
(CVE-2004-1142)

Ethereal 0.10.8 was released to correct these problems and is being provided.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:152
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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