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MDKSA-2006:002: 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-2006:002 (ethereal).



Three vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal 0.10.13: The IRC and GTP
dissectors could go into an infinite loop. A buffer overflow was discovered by
iDefense in the OSPF dissector. Ethereal has been upgraded to 0.10.14 which
does not suffer from these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:002
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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