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MDKSA-2005:227: 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-2005:227 (ethereal).
A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in the OSPF dissector in Ethereal.
This could potentially be abused to allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code via crafted packets. The updated packages have been patched to prevent
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:227
Threat Level: High
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