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[DSA313] DSA-313-1 ethereal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Timo Sirainen discovered several vulnerabilities in ethereal, a
network traffic analyzer. These include one-byte buffer overflows in
the AIM, GIOP Gryphon, OSPF, PPTP, Quake, Quake2, Quake3, Rsync, SMB,
SMPP, and TSP dissectors, and integer overflows in the Mount and PPP
For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) does not appear to contain these
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems are fixed in version
We recommend that you update your ethereal package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-313
Threat Level: High
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