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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2005-809: 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

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

The ethereal package 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 and cause Ethereal to crash or potentially execute
arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
has assigned the names CVE-2005-3241, CVE-2005-3242, CVE-2005-3243,
CVE-2005-3244, CVE-2005-3245, CVE-2005-3246, CVE-2005-3247, CVE-2005-3248,
CVE-2005-3249, and CVE-2005-3184 to these issues.

Users of ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
version 0.10.13 and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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