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Mandrake: ethereal multiple vulnerabilities fix Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Mandrake A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal.


                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           ethereal
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:152
 Date:                   December 20th, 2004

 Affected versions:      10.0, 10.1

 Problem Description:

 A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal:

 - Matthew Bing discovered a bug in DICOM dissection that could make
   Ethereal crash (CAN-2004-1139)
 - An invalid RTP timestamp could make Ethereal hang and create a large
   temporary file, possibly filling available disk space (CAN-2004-1140)
 - The HTTP dissector could access previously-freed memory, causing a
   crash (CAN-2004-1141)
 - Brian Caswell discovered that an improperly formatted SMB packet
   could make Ethereal hang, maximizing CPU utilization (CAN-2004-1142)

 Ethereal 0.10.8 was released to correct these problems and is being


 Updated Packages:

 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 61c90e9e55d05652605b84a34f3698e7  10.0/RPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 1fd62b2141cb2734695cbf959d81e3f7  10.0/SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 1c7b879ac9e63fcd6b1466c746c50444  amd64/10.0/RPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 1fd62b2141cb2734695cbf959d81e3f7  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1:
 f24eae3daa3a233befe4f0e72434a63e  10.1/RPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 7d6b8f25a30b9341abdcd79a2df3632e  10.1/RPMS/ethereal-tools-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 d7af35324f01099ecd7f5c508e9772c1  10.1/RPMS/libethereal0-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 a6af51bb444e53eb6074f7651cc9a766  10.1/RPMS/tethereal-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.i586.rpm
 1225d1aa8c9736d5c8881ea6977f8661  10.1/SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.1/X86_64:
 5b964b6bfab8b18c901be62d67cecd0d  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 88d70583179facb24a1125cb15913bca  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/ethereal-tools-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 f2058262e5aff8117129cf369f0d8b27  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/lib64ethereal0-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 a26d93b9b607d1809975d78c83fbaadd  x86_64/10.1/RPMS/tethereal-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.x86_64.rpm
 1225d1aa8c9736d5c8881ea6977f8661  x86_64/10.1/SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.8-0.1.101mdk.src.rpm

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

 All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

 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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