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Moderately critical

Ethereal Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2004-07-07    Last Update:  2004-09-08    Views:  15,254

Secunia Advisory SA12024

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

1) An unspecified error within the iSNS dissector can reportedly make Ethereal abort in certain cases.

This vulnerability affects versions 0.10.3 and 0.10.4.

2) An unspecified error within the SMB dissector may crash the application when SID snooping is enabled and there is no policy name for a handle.

This vulnerability affects versions 0.9.15 through 0.10.4.

3) An unspecified error within the SNMP dissector can be exploited to crash the application via a malformed or missing community string.

This vulnerability affects versions 0.8.15 through 0.10.4.


Solution:
Update to version 0.10.5 when it becomes available:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00015.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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