Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2003:051: ethereal Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ethereal package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:051 (ethereal).

A vulnerability was discovered in Ethereal 0.9.9 and earlier that allows a
remote attacker to use specially crafted SOCKS packets to cause a denial of
service (DoS) and possibly execute arbitrary code.
A similar vulnerability also exists in the NTLMSSP code in Ethereal 0.9.9 and
earlier, due to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.