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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51896
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:306
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:306.

The ethereal package is a program for monitoring network traffic.


A number of security flaws have been discovered in Ethereal. On a system
where Ethereal is running, a remote attacker could send malicious packets
to trigger these flaws and cause Ethereal to crash or potentially execute
arbitrary code.

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the Etheric dissector. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0704 to this issue.

The GPRS-LLC dissector could crash if the ignore cipher bit option was
set. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2005-0705 to this issue.

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the 3GPP2 A11 dissector. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned
the name CVE-2005-0699 to this issue.

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the IAPP dissector. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0739 to this issue.

Users of ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
version 0.10.10 and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-306.html
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00018.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0699
BugTraq ID: 12759
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12759
Bugtraq: 20050308 Ethereal remote buffer overflow (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/392659
Bugtraq: 20050309 RE: Ethereal remote buffer overflow - addon (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111038641832400&w=2
Bugtraq: 20050314 Ethereal 0.10.9 and below remote root exploit (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111083125521813&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2006-January/msg00003.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200503-16.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:053
http://security.lss.hr/en/index.php?page=details&ID=LSS-2005-03-04
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10147
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-306.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0704
BugTraq ID: 12762
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12762
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-16.xml
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10447
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0705
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10565
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0739
Bugtraq: 20050312 Ethereal remote buffer overflow #2 (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111066805726551&w=2
Debian Security Information: DSA-718 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-718
http://anonsvn.ethereal.com/viewcvs/viewcvs.py?view=rev&rev=13707
http://security.lss.hr/index.php?page=details&ID=LSS-2005-03-05
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9687
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