Debian Security Advisory DSA 920-1 (ethereal)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:07:13
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.10.10-2sarge3. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your ethereal Linux Distribution Packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20920-1

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to ethereal announced via advisory DSA 920-1. A buffer overflow has been discovered in ethereal, a commonly used network traffic analyser that causes a denial of service and may potentially allow the execution of arbitrary code. For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.4-1woody14.

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-2005-3651

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15794

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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