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CESA-2004:378: ethereal security update

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CESA-2004:378: ethereal security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/06/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated Ethereal packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now available.

Ethereal is a program for monitoring network traffic. The SNMP dissector in Ethereal releases 0.8.15 through 0.10.4 contained a memory read flaw. On a system where Ethereal is running, a remote attacker could send malicious packets that could cause Ethereal to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0635 to this issue. The SMB dissector in Ethereal releases 0.9.15 through 0.10.4 contained a null pointer flaw. On a system where Ethereal is running, a remote attacker could send malicious packets that could cause Ethereal to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0634 to this issue. The iSNS dissector in Ethereal releases 0.10.3 through 0.10.4 contained an integer overflow flaw. On a system where Ethereal is running, a remote attacker could send malicious packets that could cause Ethereal to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0633 to this issue. Users of Ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a version that is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

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

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