Upgrade ethereal please. . .
John Richard Moser
nigelenki at comcast.net
Mon Mar 14 21:52:03 CST 2005
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Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> 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.
>>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.
Well whatever. Like I said, politics will control this one. . .
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