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[ GLSA 201006-05 ] Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster () gentoo org>
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 17:41:05 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201006-05
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: June 01, 2010
      Bugs: #297388, #318935
        ID: 201006-05

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Wireshark.

Background
==========

Wireshark is a versatile network protocol analyzer.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/wireshark     < 1.2.8-r1                 >= 1.2.8-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the Daintree SNA file parser,
the SMB, SMB2, IPMI, and DOCSIS dissectors. For further information
please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service and possibly execute
arbitrary code via crafted packets or malformed packet trace files.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.2.8-r1"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2009-4376
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4376
  [ 2 ] CVE-2009-4377
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4377
  [ 3 ] CVE-2009-4378
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4378
  [ 4 ] CVE-2010-1455
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1455

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201006-05.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2010 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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