Debian Security Advisory DSA 2590-1 (wireshark - several vulnerabilities)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

3.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 months ago

Summary

Bjorn Mork and Laurent Butti discovered crashes in the PPP and RTPS2 dissectors, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

wireshark on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.11-6+squeeze8. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.2-1. We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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