Fedora Core 1 Update: ethereal-0.10.3-0.1.1
Posted on: 06/03/2004 03:04 PM

An ehtereal update is available for Fedora Core 1

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 1
Name : ethereal
Version : 0.10.3
Release : 0.1.1
Summary : Network traffic analyzer
Description :
Ethereal is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and documentation for ethereal. A graphical user interface is packaged separately to GTK+ package.

Update Information:

Issues have been discovered in the following protocol dissectors:

* A SIP packet could make Ethereal crash under specific conditions, as described in the following message:
* The AIM dissector could throw an assertion, causing Ethereal to terminate abnormally (0.10.3).
* It was possible for the SPNEGO dissector to dereference a null pointer, causing a crash (0.9.8 to 0.10.3).
* The MMSE dissector was susceptible to a buffer overflow. (0.10.1 to 0.10.3).

All users of Ethereal are strongly encouraged to update to these latest packages.

* Fri May 28 2004 Phil Knirsch pknirsch@redhat.com 0.10.3-0.1.1

- Updated to ethereal-0.10.3
- Included backported security fixes from ethereal-0.10.4

* Wed Mar 24 2004 Phil Knirsch pknirsch@redhat.com

- Another updated to CVS version to fix more security problems.

* Mon Mar 15 2004 Phil Knirsch pknirsch@redhat.com 0.10.2-0.1

- Update to latest upstream version 0.10.2.
- Make security errata.

This update can be downloaded from:

1025a0c7d6dbe9369a2353764ddbc7b9 SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.3-0.1.1.src.rpm
124a9a2914c592276bd0427009c7883c i386/ethereal-0.10.3-0.1.1.i386.rpm
3ec831cf4eaddee5184ddd18796aedc3 i386/ethereal-gnome-0.10.3-0.1.1.i386.rpm
441e043616370ee4b13e81ca20094d61 x86_64/ethereal-0.10.3-0.1.1.x86_64.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

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