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Secunia Security Advisory 45989

Secunia Security Advisory 45989
Posted Nov 14, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in EtherApe, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service
MD5 | f776eae6e658b1fe813b750ef5dca6a4

Secunia Security Advisory 45989

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TITLE:
EtherApe RPC Packet Processing NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA45989

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/45989/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=45989

RELEASE DATE:
2011-09-20

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/45989/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/45989/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=45989

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in EtherApe, which can be exploited
by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing certain
packets containing RPC calls and can be exploited to cause a NULL
pointer dereference via specially crafted packets.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 0.9.12.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 0.9.12.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported in a bug by David Goldfarb.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://etherape.sourceforge.net/NEWS.html
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3309061&group_id=2712&atid=102712

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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