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[DSA511] DSA-511-1 ethereal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several buffer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in ethereal, a
network traffic analyzer. These vulnerabilities are described in the
ethereal advisory "enpa-sa-00013". Of these, only some parts of
CVE-2004-0176 affect the version of ethereal in Debian woody.
CVE-2004-0367 and CVE-2004-0365 are not applicable to this version.
For the current stable distribution (woody), these problems have been
fixed in version 0.9.4-1woody7.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you update your ethereal package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-511
Threat Level: High
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