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[DSA613] DSA-613-1 ethereal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Brian Caswell discovered that an improperly formatted SMB packet could
make ethereal hang and eat CPU endlessly.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-613
Threat Level: High
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