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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1446-1 (wireshark)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to wireshark announced via advisory DSA 1446-1.

Insight

Insight

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wireshark network traffic analyzer, which may lead to denial of service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2007-6450 The RPL dissector could be tricked into an infinite loop. CVE-2007-6451 The CIP dissector could be tricked into excessive memory allocation. For the old stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.10-2sarge11. (In Sarge Wireshark used to be called Ethereal). For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.4-5.etch.2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.7-1. We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201446-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)