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MDKSA-2006:002: 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-2006:002 (ethereal).
Three vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal 0.10.13: The IRC and GTP
dissectors could go into an infinite loop. A buffer overflow was discovered by
iDefense in the OSPF dissector. Ethereal has been upgraded to 0.10.14 which
does not suffer from these problems.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:002
Threat Level: High
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