Bug 124534 - CAN-2004-0504/5/6/7 Ethereal 0.10.4 contains security fixes
CAN-2004-0504/5/6/7 Ethereal 0.10.4 contains security fixes
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ethereal (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2004-05-27 06:42 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-06-09 08:50:26 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-05-27 06:42:47 EDT
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). 

        Affects: 2.1AS 2.1AW 2.1ES 2.1WS
        Affects: 3AS 3WS 3ES 3Desktop

Note that a number of crashes have been reported in 0.10.4 on
ethereal-users therefore suggest a backport of these fixes to 0.10.3

Note date on ethereal advisory states "March 22nd" but this is
incorrect, it should be "May 13th" (mailed Gerald with correction). 
CVE names applied for.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-06-01 17:26:53 EDT
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-06-09 08:50:26 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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