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[DSA920] DSA-920-1 ethereal Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A buffer overflow has been discovered in ethereal, a commonly used
network traffic analyser that causes a denial of service and may
potentially allow the execution of arbitrary code.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-920
Threat Level: High
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