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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2004-378: ethereal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ethereal packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated Ethereal packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now
available.

Ethereal is a program for monitoring network traffic.

The SNMP dissector in Ethereal releases 0.8.15 through 0.10.4 contained a
memory read flaw. On a system where Ethereal is running, a remote
attacker could send malicious packets that could cause Ethereal to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0635 to this issue.

The SMB dissector in Ethereal releases 0.9.15 through 0.10.4 contained a
null pointer flaw. On a system where Ethereal is running, a remote
attacker could send malicious packets that could cause Ethereal to crash.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2004-0634 to this issue.

The iSNS dissector in Ethereal releases 0.10.3 through 0.10.4 contained an
integer overflow flaw. On a system where Ethereal is running, a remote
attacker could send malicious packets that could cause Ethereal to crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0633 to this issue.

Users of Ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
a version that is not vulnerable to these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-378.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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