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Fedora Linux Advisory: ethereal

Nov 25, 2003, 20:54 (0 Talkback[s])

Fedora Update Notification
Name : ethereal
Version : 0.9.16
Release : 2.FC1.1
Summary : Network traffic analyzer
Description : Ethereal is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and documentation for ethereal. A graphical user interface is packaged separately to GTK+ package.

Update Information:

These updated ethereal packages fix a security problem found in versions prior to 0.9.16. It also fixes several other minor bugs and problems.

All users of ethereal are recommended to update to these newest packages.

  • Tue Nov 25 2003 Phil Knirsch <> 0.9.16-2.FC1.1
    • Added BuildRequires for elfutils-devel (#89466).
    • Fixed buggy desktop entry (#105704).
    • Fixed out of bound array access (#110749).
    • Build Fedora core 1 errata for ethereal.
  • Fri Nov 07 2003 Phil Knirsch <> 0.9.16-2
    • rebuilt
  • Wed Nov 05 2003 Phil Knirsch <> 0.9.16-1
    • Updated to latest upstream version 0.9.16

This update can be downloaded from:

  md5 sum: 4fea34a2e0e7e6c48dde6b2c08de549d
  md5 sum: 7e2d061e1e1c08fa6da4ab292647d6b4
  md5 sum: 0695ec2615b93668fecf2c750770815e
  md5 sum: 670e64737be107e8c3e0c138de4c714a

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.

Philipp Knirsch