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MDKSA-2005:053: 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-2005:053 (ethereal).



A number of issues were discovered in Ethereal versions prior to 0.10.10, which
is provided by this update. Matevz Pustisek discovered a buffer overflow in the
Etheric dissector (CVE-2005-0704)
the GPRS-LLC dissector could crash if the
'ignore cipher bit' was enabled (CVE-2005-0705)
Diego Giago found a buffer
overflow in the 3GPP2 A11 dissector (CVE-2005-0699)
Leon Juranic found a
buffer overflow in the IAPP dissector (CVE-2005-0739)
and bugs in the JXTA and
sFlow dissectors could make Ethereal crash.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:053
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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