Fedora: Etherial buffer overflow vulnerability

    Date25 Nov 2003
    CategoryFedora
    3873
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    These updated ethereal packages fix a security problem found in versions prior to 0.9.16. It also fixes several other minor bugs and problems.
    
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2003-022
    2003-11-25
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    Name        : ethereal
    Version     : 0.9.16
    Release     : 2.FC1.1
    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.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    These updated ethereal packages fix a security problem found in versions prior to 0.9.16. It also fixes several other minor bugs and problems.
    
    All users of ethereal are recommended to update to these newest packages.
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    * Tue Nov 25 2003 Phil Knirsch <pknirsch@Red Hat.com> 0.9.16-2.FC1.1
    
    - Added BuildRequires for elfutils-devel (#89466).
    - Fixed buggy desktop entry (#105704).
    - Fixed out of bound array access (#110749).
    - Build Fedora core 1 errata for ethereal.
    
    * Fri Nov 07 2003 Phil Knirsch <pknirsch@Red Hat.com> 0.9.16-2
    
    - rebuilt
    
    * Wed Nov 05 2003 Phil Knirsch <pknirsch@Red Hat.com> 0.9.16-1
    
    - Updated to latest upstream version 0.9.16
    
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    This update can be downloaded from:
       http://download.fedora.Red Hat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/
    
    SRPMS/ethereal-0.9.16-2.FC1.1.src.rpm
     md5 sum: 4fea34a2e0e7e6c48dde6b2c08de549d
    i386/ethereal-0.9.16-2.FC1.1.i386.rpm
     md5 sum: 7e2d061e1e1c08fa6da4ab292647d6b4
    i386/ethereal-gnome-0.9.16-2.FC1.1.i386.rpm
     md5 sum: 0695ec2615b93668fecf2c750770815e
    i386/debug/ethereal-debuginfo-0.9.16-2.FC1.1.i386.rpm
     md5 sum: 670e64737be107e8c3e0c138de4c714a
    
    This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
    launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.
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