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SuSE 8.1 security update for ethereal

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SuSE 8.1 security update for ethereal

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

The system is missing one or more SuSE security patches. 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. (CAN-2004-0633, CAN-2004-0634, CAN-2004-0635)

Solution(s)

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