Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Red Hat Local Security Checks >> RHSA-2005-011: ethereal


Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-011: 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.

A number of security flaws have been discovered in Ethereal. On a system
where Ethereal is running, a remote attacker could send malicious packets
to trigger these flaws.

A flaw in the DICOM dissector could cause a crash. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2004-1139 to this issue.

A invalid RTP timestamp could hang Ethereal and create a large temporary
file, possibly filling available disk space. (CVE-2004-1140)

The HTTP dissector could access previously-freed memory, causing a crash.
(CVE-2004-1141)

An improperly formatted SMB packet could make Ethereal hang, maximizing CPU
utilization. (CVE-2004-1142)

The COPS dissector could go into an infinite loop. (CVE-2005-0006)

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, causing a crash. (CVE-2005-0010)

The X11 protocol dissector is vulnerable to a string buffer overflow.
(CVE-2005-0084)

Users of Ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages which contain
version 0.10.9 that is not vulnerable to these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-011.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

HP 500205-071 16GB (2X 8GB) 2RX4 PC3-10600R DDR3-1333 Server Memory
$39.95
HP 500205-071 16GB (2X 8GB) 2RX4 PC3-10600R DDR3-1333 Server Memory pictureHP Proliant DL580 G4 4x 3Ghz 16GB 4x 146GB
$185.0
HP Proliant DL580 G4 4x 3Ghz 16GB 4x 146GB pictureCisco CCIE R&S Lab INE Dell R620 96GB VMware ESXi 6 VIRL Virtual Router IOS 15.6
$999.99
Cisco CCIE R&S Lab INE Dell R620 96GB VMware ESXi 6 VIRL Virtual Router IOS 15.6 pictureCisco VG-248 Gateway Analog 48-Port Router VG248 Voip Ip Tested
$129.99
Cisco VG-248 Gateway Analog 48-Port Router VG248 Voip Ip Tested picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.