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CESA-2003:324: ethereal security update

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CESA-2003:324: ethereal security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/01/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated Ethereal packages that fix a number of exploitable security issues are now available.

Ethereal is a program for monitoring network traffic. A number of security issues affect Ethereal. By exploiting these issues, it may be possible to make Ethereal crash or run arbitrary code by injecting a purposefully-malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. A buffer overflow in Ethereal 0.9.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed GTP MSISDN string. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0925 to this issue. Ethereal 0.9.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain malformed ISAKMP or MEGACO packets. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0926 to this issue. A heap-based buffer overflow in Ethereal 0.9.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the SOCKS dissector. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2003-0927 to this issue. Users of Ethereal should update to these erratum packages containing Ethereal version 0.9.16, which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-ethereal
  • centos-upgrade-ethereal-gnome

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