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Debian: ethereal Buffer overflow vulnerabilities

Date 08 Jun 2004
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several buffer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in ethereal.

Debian Security Advisory DSA 511-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Matt Zimmerman
May 30th, 2004                 
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Package        : ethereal
Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2004-0176 

Several buffer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in ethereal, a
network traffic analyzer.  These vulnerabilites are described in the
ethereal advisory "enpa-sa-00013".  Of these, only some parts of
CAN-2004-0176 affect the version of ethereal in Debian woody.
CAN-2004-0367 and CAN-2004-0365 are not applicable to this version.

For the current stable distribution (woody), these problems have been
fixed in version 0.9.4-1woody7.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.10.3-1.

We recommend that you update your ethereal package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:
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  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:  1248686 9fc38a5b59118f8c4f13ffd8a9b9885f

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
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  Little endian MIPS architecture:
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  PowerPC architecture:
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  IBM S/390 architecture:
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  Sun Sparc architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:  1389412 1997cf66066552f8e2ddd543ef060115

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next revision.

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