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MDKSA-2003:067: 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-2003:067 (ethereal).
Several vulnerabilities in ethereal were discovered by Timo Sirainen. Integer
overflows were found in the Mount and PPP dissectors, as well as one-byte buffer
overflows in the AIM, GIOP Gryphon, OSPF, PPTP, Quake, Quake2, Quake3, Rsync,
SMB, SMPP, and TSP dissectors. These vulnerabilties were corrected in ethereal
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:067
Threat Level: High
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