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Ethereal Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2004-05-14    Last Update:  2004-06-07    Views:  15,405

Secunia Advisory SA11608

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ethereal, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system or cause a DoS (Denial-of-Service).

1) An error within the handling of SIP packets may under specific conditions be exploited to crash the application. This vulnerability affects version 0.10.3.

2) An error within the AIM protocol dissector can be exploited to crash the application. This vulnerability affects version 0.10.3.

3) A NULL pointer dereference error within the SPNEGO protocol dissector can be exploited to crash the application. This vulnerability affects versions 0.9.8 through 0.10.3.

4) A boundary error within the MMSE protocol dissector can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow. Successful exploitation may potentially allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

This vulnerability affects versions 0.10.1 through 0.10.3.


Solution:
Update to version 0.10.4.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00014.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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