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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2201-1 (wireshark)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to wireshark announced via advisory DSA 2201-1.

Insight

Insight

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, Joernchen, and Xiaopeng Zhang discovered several vulnerabilities in the Wireshark network traffic analyzer. Vulnerabilities in the DCT3, LDAP and SMB dissectors and in the code to parse pcag-ng files could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-3+lenny13. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.11-6+squeeze1 For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.4-1.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)