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Time to upgrade Ethereal...

Yes, if you use Ethereal, it is time to upgrade. According an advisory posted by Frsirt, 28 vulnerabilities has been identified in Ethereal "which could be exploited by remote attackers to compromise a vulnerable system or cause a denial of service."
Ethereal released a new versin to fix those, on its version 0.99, which you can find
here.

Versions that were confirmed to be vulnerable are: Ethereal 0.8.5 through 0.10.14

You can find the signatures file 
here.

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