Debian Security Advisory DSA 853-1 (ethereal)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:03:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.10-2sarge3. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.12-2. We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal Linux Distribution Packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20853-1

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ethereal announced via advisory DSA 853-1. Several security problems have been discovered in ethereal, a commonly used network traffic analyser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2005-2360 Memory allocation errors in the LDAP dissector can cause a denial of service. CVE-2005-2361 Various errors in the AgentX, PER, DOCSIS, RADIUS, Telnet, IS-IS, HTTP, DCERPC, DHCP and SCTP dissectors can cause a denial of service. CVE-2005-2363 Various errors in the SMPP, 802.3, H1 and DHCP dissectors can cause a denial of service. CVE-2005-2364 Null pointer dereferences in the WBXML and GIOP dissectors can cause a denial of service. CVE-2005-2365 A buffer overflow and null pointer dereferences in the SMB dissector can cause a denial of service. CVE-2005-2366 Wrong address calculation in the BER dissector can cause an infinite loop or abortion. CVE-2005-2367 Format string vulnerabilities in the several dissectors allow remote attackers to write to arbitrary memory locations and thus gain privileges. For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 0.9.4-1woody13.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2360
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2361
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2363
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2364
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2365
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2366
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-2367

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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