Upstream information

CVE-2005-2367 at MITRE


Format string vulnerability in the proto_item_set_text function in Ethereal 0.9.4 through 0.10.11, as used in multiple dissectors, allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted AFP packet.

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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 98446 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • ethereal >= 0.10.12-4
YOU Patch Nr: 10399
Open Enterprise Server
  • ethereal >= 0.10.12-2.2
YOU Patch Nr: 10399
SuSE Linux 9.0 for AMD64
SuSE Linux 9.0 for IA32
  • ethereal >= 0.10.12-4
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • ethereal >= 0.10.12-2.2
  • ethereal >= 0.10.12-2.1