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MDKSA-2005:013: 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-2005:013 (ethereal).

A number of vulnerabilities were found in Ethereal, all of which are fixed in
version 0.10.9: The COPS dissector could go into an infinite loop
the DLSw dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal
exit prematurely (CVE-2005-0007)
the DNP dissector could cause memory
corruption (CVE-2005-0008)
the Gnutella dissector could cause an assertion,
making Ethereal exit prematurely (CVE-2005-0009)
the MMSE dissector could free
static memory (CVE-2005-0010)
and the X11 protocol dissector is vulnerable to
a string buffer overflow (CVE-2005-0084).

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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