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Security update for ethereal


(Last modified: 10AUG2005)

solutions Security update for ethereal SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4603107f282f38907de78feb2a573f2f)

Applies to

Package: ethereal
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10399
Release: 20050810
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update upgrades ethereal to version 0.10.12 which has all known security bugs fixed (CAN-2005-2360, CAN-2005-2361, CAN-2005-2362, CAN-2005-2363, CAN-2005-2364, CAN-2005-2365, CAN-2005-2366, CAN-2005-2367).
Find a detailed list of bugs fixed at:


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh ethereal.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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