Upgrade ethereal please. . .
shimen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 06:16:04 CST 2005
Never thought I will see this day a secuirty tool allowing remote access....
Best to remove it from the reps before the release if its not fixed in time?
And I just told ##linux a few days I am using ethereal.
I'll say it again i never thought i'll see this day...... LOL
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 22:52:03 -0500, John Richard Moser
<nigelenki at comcast.net> wrote:
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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.
> lol :)
> Well whatever. Like I said, politics will control this one. . .
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