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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:053: 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-2005:053 (ethereal).

A number of issues were discovered in Ethereal versions prior to 0.10.10, which
is provided by this update. Matevz Pustisek discovered a buffer overflow in the
Etheric dissector (CVE-2005-0704)
the GPRS-LLC dissector could crash if the
'ignore cipher bit' was enabled (CVE-2005-0705)
Diego Giago found a buffer
overflow in the 3GPP2 A11 dissector (CVE-2005-0699)
Leon Juranic found a
buffer overflow in the IAPP dissector (CVE-2005-0739)
and bugs in the JXTA and
sFlow dissectors could make Ethereal crash.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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