Upgrade ethereal please. . .

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 14 21:40:43 CST 2005

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 10:19:53PM -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:

> Ethereal <0.10.10 has a serious security bug.  This bug is detailed.
> http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/393190?ref=rss
> As you can see, this is a remote root.  While this is a Universe
> package, it is a common *security tool* and thus it would be in all of

It's a surprisingly common security tool with a particularly horrific
security history.  Don't worry; even if we upgrade to the new version, it
still has remote root vulnerabilities in it.

 - mdz

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