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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1983-1 (wireshark)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to wireshark announced via advisory DSA 1983-1.

Insight

Insight

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wireshark network traffic analyzer, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-4337 A NULL pointer dereference was found in the SMB/SMB2 dissectors. CVE-2010-0304 Several buffer overflows were found in the LWRES dissector. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-3+lenny8. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.6-1. We recommend that you upgrade your Wireshark packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201983-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)