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PostPosted: Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:08 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201312-13 ] Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201312-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 16, 2013
Bug(s): #484582, #490434
ID: 201312-13

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, allowing
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.


Background

Wireshark is a versatile network protocol analyzer.

Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/wireshark
Vulnerable: < 1.10.3
Unaffected: >= 1.10.3
Unaffected: >= 1.8.11 < 1.8.12
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Wireshark 1.10 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.3"
   
All Wireshark 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.11"
   


References

CVE-2013-5717
CVE-2013-5718
CVE-2013-5719
CVE-2013-5720
CVE-2013-5721
CVE-2013-5722
CVE-2013-6336
CVE-2013-6337
CVE-2013-6338
CVE-2013-6339
CVE-2013-6340
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