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MDKSA-2005:131: 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-2005:131 (ethereal).



A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in versions of Ethereal prior to
version 0.10.12, including:

The SMB dissector could overflow a buffer or exhaust memory (CVE-2005-2365).

iDefense discovered that several dissectors are vulnerable to format string
overflows (CVE-2005-2367).

A number of other portential crash issues in various dissectors have also been
corrected.

This update provides Ethereal 0.10.12 which is not vulnerable to these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:131
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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