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ethereal 0.10.9 updates

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2005-069
  • Date: January 25, 2005

Fedora Update Notification

Product : Fedora Core 2
Name : ethereal
Version : 0.10.9
Release : 1.FC2.1
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.


* Wed Jan 19 2005 Radek Vokal <[email protected]> 0.10.9-1.FC2.1

- release fixes the following security-related issues:
- The COPS dissector could go into an infinite loop. (CAN-2005-0006)
- The DLSw dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal exit
prematurely. (CAN-2005-0007)
- The DNP dissector could cause memory corruption. (CAN-2005-0008)
- The Gnutella dissector could cause an assertion, making Ethereal
exit prematurely. (CAN-2005-0009)
- The MMSE dissector could free static memory. (CAN-2005-0010)
- The X11 protocol dissector is vulnerable to a string buffer
overflow. (CAN-2005-0084)
- (#145482)

* Wed Dec 15 2004 Radek Vokal <[email protected]> 0.10.8-1.FC2.1

- update to 0.10.8 due to security issues (#142952)
- changed mozilla default browser to htmlview (#142107)

This update can be downloaded from:

21ec0937e6aa00be871655b0d1a76182 SRPMS/ethereal-0.10.9-1.FC2.1.src.rpm
f6bf25713c959512cfe409562b3c7b72 x86_64/ethereal-0.10.9-1.FC2.1.x86_64.rpm
1f862f359223b79feb04674ef2a7f7e4 i386/ethereal-0.10.9-1.FC2.1.i386.rpm
db7ec74ae2ebe39b67cf46e79973d808 i386/ethereal-gnome-0.10.9-1.FC2.1.i386.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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