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Security Advisory ethereal security update

Advisory: RHSA-2005:687-03
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2005-08-10
Last updated on: 2005-08-10
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2005-2360
CVE-2005-2361
CVE-2005-2362
CVE-2005-2363
CVE-2005-2364
CVE-2005-2365
CVE-2005-2366
CVE-2005-2367

Details

Updated Ethereal packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now
available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The ethereal package is a program for monitoring network traffic.

A number of security flaws have been discovered in Ethereal. On a system
where Ethereal is running, a remote attacker could send malicious packets
to trigger these flaws and cause Ethereal to crash or potentially execute
arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CAN-2005-2360, CAN-2005-2361,
CAN-2005-2362, CAN-2005-2363, CAN-2005-2364, CAN-2005-2365, CAN-2005-2366,
and CAN-2005-2367 to these issues.

Users of ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
version 0.10.12 which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Note: To reduce the risk of future vulnerabilities in Ethereal, the
ethereal and tethereal programs in this update have been compiled as
Position Independant Executables (PIE) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and
4. In addition FORTIFY_SOURCE has been enabled for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 4 packages to provide compile time and runtime buffer checks.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 3b9374ed115e8d4c08c5bc32dcff533d
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: efd0edce76a730ee37e77b5628a38ff6
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 0b1cc1d9ae386ae1b83c80ed1902e649
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 1d628d14c0aeb1316e4e28e4748e714f
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 36f28de8181662837cd29222f0a33ab6
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: f8c99a3e1df81926048514614389aa69
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: e84d5eb87488a595a6ef47a2e4893fa7
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 987beed8f2d30e115d4ee35ea79958c7
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: d9f59051dd15229d3136d3cd086aa1bd
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 34c9f803f3e8883ef90b45e4d9b6899e
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: d965e4d14df330b9472e71cc644a2c04
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 9a9e68e06569570af83f2528fce370ff
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 3b9374ed115e8d4c08c5bc32dcff533d
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: efd0edce76a730ee37e77b5628a38ff6
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 8b65506122145cea403b959002ecdb7b
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 5b1391d4baf56783cbeaf0cb6815e2a7
 
PPC:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: cf94f863f2c79287a3e0dd6ab239d5fe
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 683bb719663cb5194a14388fca391887
 
s390:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 3994cd06d7170bd1d9ed62c4631bec7b
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 6632eb70244590a4af639f44836081c7
 
s390x:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 93252c0310e567261fcff82306eab140
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: cf84809b605cff0fe99157a771e75a3f
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 0b1cc1d9ae386ae1b83c80ed1902e649
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 1d628d14c0aeb1316e4e28e4748e714f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 36f28de8181662837cd29222f0a33ab6
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: f8c99a3e1df81926048514614389aa69
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: c2ce14b507a87145a200cf2649371abb
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 7ac1e011517a6b19ef0f18a7fa92dcf1
 
PPC:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 192fdbdbac0a1cab814c6db7f9d1c2ae
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 43677627abf7b80cca85f1a3106570f4
 
s390:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: ebb550293e7f538d11a8b03dbbcdaafd
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 0b9b64e01534188c24606bf6e4a29c81
 
s390x:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 949e09f01dec2c8d732585ea23afa630
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: b4a19f717ab41ed5e73c7a1042f5fd2e
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: e84d5eb87488a595a6ef47a2e4893fa7
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 987beed8f2d30e115d4ee35ea79958c7
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: d9f59051dd15229d3136d3cd086aa1bd
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 34c9f803f3e8883ef90b45e4d9b6899e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 3b9374ed115e8d4c08c5bc32dcff533d
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: efd0edce76a730ee37e77b5628a38ff6
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 8b65506122145cea403b959002ecdb7b
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 5b1391d4baf56783cbeaf0cb6815e2a7
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 0b1cc1d9ae386ae1b83c80ed1902e649
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 1d628d14c0aeb1316e4e28e4748e714f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 36f28de8181662837cd29222f0a33ab6
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: f8c99a3e1df81926048514614389aa69
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: c2ce14b507a87145a200cf2649371abb
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 7ac1e011517a6b19ef0f18a7fa92dcf1
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: e84d5eb87488a595a6ef47a2e4893fa7
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 987beed8f2d30e115d4ee35ea79958c7
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: d9f59051dd15229d3136d3cd086aa1bd
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 34c9f803f3e8883ef90b45e4d9b6899e
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 3b9374ed115e8d4c08c5bc32dcff533d
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: efd0edce76a730ee37e77b5628a38ff6
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 8b65506122145cea403b959002ecdb7b
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 5b1391d4baf56783cbeaf0cb6815e2a7
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 0b1cc1d9ae386ae1b83c80ed1902e649
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 1d628d14c0aeb1316e4e28e4748e714f
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

IA-32:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 36f28de8181662837cd29222f0a33ab6
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: f8c99a3e1df81926048514614389aa69
 
IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: c2ce14b507a87145a200cf2649371abb
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 7ac1e011517a6b19ef0f18a7fa92dcf1
 
x86_64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: e84d5eb87488a595a6ef47a2e4893fa7
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 987beed8f2d30e115d4ee35ea79958c7
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

IA-64:
ethereal-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: d965e4d14df330b9472e71cc644a2c04
ethereal-gnome-0.10.12-1.AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2006:0420
    MD5: 9a9e68e06569570af83f2528fce370ff
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

164243 - CAN-2005-2360 Multiple ethereal flaws (CAN-2005-2361 CAN-2005-2362 CAN-2005-2363 CAN-2005-2364 CAN-2005-2365 CAN-2005-2366 CAN-2005-2367)


References



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from:
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at http://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/