MDKSA-2006:002 - Updated ethereal packages fix vulnerabilities
Posted on: 01/04/2006 08:12 AM

The Mandriva Security Team published a new security update: MDKSA-2006:002 - Updated ethereal packages fix vulnerabilities for Mandriva Linux. Here the announcement:

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDKSA-2006:002
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : ethereal
Date : January 3, 2006
Affected: 2006.0
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Problem Description:

Three vulnerabilities were discovered in Ethereal 0.10.13:

The IRC and GTP dissectors could go into an infinite loop.

A buffer overflow was discovered by iDefense in the OSPF dissector.

Ethereal has been upgraded to 0.10.14 which does not suffer from these
problems.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?nameƊN-2005-3651
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00022.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
a055efb80c48c277b052ad733a7f8dc9 2006.0/RPMS/ethereal-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
acf8e4fc1f1c2d75002c8583474d4f01 2006.0/RPMS/ethereal-tools-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
499b8112338d62b7b2db6ad3f0869109 2006.0/RPMS/libethereal0-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
528f458848c122e2fd42fb3116643fea 2006.0/RPMS/tethereal-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
44c4e7789d3e6b33ec5c4cf077557fc1 2006.0/SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
1a99f01c91cbf6dde19f41d1e3dd27eb x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/ethereal-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
f628d006ff03fbd21deb47b0387a3388 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/ethereal-tools-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
56cf815f56a5baa86820ed1d9e844066 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/lib64ethereal0-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
1528803d727413623fd5b3f40414f7e1 x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/tethereal-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
44c4e7789d3e6b33ec5c4cf077557fc1 x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.14-0.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

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

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
lt;security*mandriva.comgt;
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