Upstream information

CVE-2003-0081 at MITRE


Format string vulnerability in packet-socks.c of the SOCKS dissector for Ethereal 0.8.7 through 0.9.9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via SOCKS packets containing format string specifiers.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • ethereal >= 0.9.6-102
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
  • ethereal >= 0.9.6-89
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
  • ethereal >= 0.9.6-64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • ethereal >= 0.9.6-152