Fedora Core 2 Update: ethereal-0.10.3-2.1
Posted on: 06/03/2004 01:05 PM

An ethereal update has been released for Fedora Core 2

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 2
Name : ethereal
Version : 0.10.3
Release : 2.1
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 the Ethereal package are strongly encouraged to update to these latest packages.

* Tue Jun 01 2004 Phil Knirsch pknirsch@redhat.com 0.10.3-2.1

- Included backported security fixes from ethereal-0.10.4

This update can be downloaded from:

047f4b58fc2ce78dff5f7f27d588faa7 SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.3-2.1.src.rpm
c5954b26aa5e448eb7a1ad1d9ac08692 i386/ethereal-0.10.3-2.1.i386.rpm
052063b1167471b6fcedfa7222a2fc4c i386/ethereal-gnome-0.10.3-2.1.i386.rpm
efdd124a1b6cdbd61d13ddadb1b0ec28 x86_64/ethereal-0.10.3-2.1.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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