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Mandrake: ethereal multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Mandrake Several vulnerabilities in ethereal were discovered by Timo Sirainen.


                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory

Package name:           ethereal
Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2003:067
Date:                   June 16th, 2003

Affected versions:	9.1

Problem Description:

 Several vulnerabilities in ethereal were discovered by Timo Sirainen.
 Integer overflows were found in the Mount and PPP dissectors, as well
 as one-byte buffer overflows in the AIM, GIOP Gryphon, OSPF, PPTP,
 Quake, Quake2, Quake3, Rsync, SMB, SMPP, and TSP dissectors.  These
 vulnerabilties were corrected in ethereal 0.9.12.


Updated Packages:
 Mandrake Linux 9.1:
 d039c495347d612fce4685ee3bec4d87  9.1/RPMS/ethereal-0.9.12-1.2mdk.i586.rpm
 5873c050db02b2bf0f914299553d059b  9.1/SRPMS/ethereal-0.9.12-1.2mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
 87bf6388f0299a419726362742499be7  ppc/9.1/RPMS/ethereal-0.9.12-1.2mdk.ppc.rpm
 5873c050db02b2bf0f914299553d059b  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/ethereal-0.9.12-1.2mdk.src.rpm

Bug IDs fixed (see for more information):

To upgrade automatically, use MandrakeUpdate.  The verification of md5
checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

If you want to upgrade manually, download the updated package from one
of our FTP server mirrors and upgrade with "rpm -Fvh *.rpm".  A list of
FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

Please verify the update prior to upgrading to ensure the integrity of
the downloaded package.  You can do this with the command:

  rpm --checksig 

All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team from:

Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to

You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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