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PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2003 2:28 am    Post subject: [gentoo-security] GLSA: ethereal (200303-10) Reply with quote

Daniel Ahlberg wrote:
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PACKAGE : ethereal
SUMMARY : arbitrary code execution
DATE : 2003-03-09 20:12 UTC
EXPLOIT : remote
FIXED VERSION : >=0.9.10

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- From advisory:
"The SOCKS dissector in Ethereal 0.9.9 is susceptible to a format
string overflow. This vulnerability has been present in Ethereal since
the SOCKS dissector was introduced in version 0.8.7. It was discovered
by Georgi Guninski. Additionally, the NTLMSSP code is susceptible to a
heap overflow. All users of Ethereal 0.9.9 and below are encouraged
to upgrade. "

Read the full advisory at:


It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
net-analyzer/ethereal upgrade to ethereal-0.9.10 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge ethereal
emerge clean

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