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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:242 ] wireshark Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Wireshark. The first is a vulnerability in the SMTP dissector that could cause it to consume excessive CPU and memory via a long SMTP request (CVE-2008-5285). The second is an issue with the WLCCP dissector that could cause it to go into an infinite loop.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:242
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : wireshark
 Date    : December 15, 2008
 Affected: 2008.1, 2009.0, Corporate 4.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Two vulnerabilities were discovered in Wireshark.  The first is a
 vulnerability in the SMTP dissector that could cause it to consume
 excessive CPU and memory via a long SMTP request (CVE-2008-5285).
 
 The second is an issue with the WLCCP dissector that could cause it
 to go into an infinite loop.
 
 This update also provides a patch to fix a potential freeze during
 capture interface selection.
 
 This update provides Wireshark 1.0.5, which is not vulnerable to
 these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5285
 http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-07.html
 https://qa.mandriva.com/44407
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 ee21b90526edb3626f39512bcadd4b58  2008.1/i586/dumpcap-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 2788350610e69179510e744c9c6d44d3  2008.1/i586/libwireshark0-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 b0fae54f6280ef00b259ba4ab59ed689  2008.1/i586/libwireshark-devel-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 2dcef7209ecd34ec62f685b26ff5e7b8  2008.1/i586/rawshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 87242648aa437bf168495188b2b3cfe9  2008.1/i586/tshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 e064a6a10f1c3dbb2bcec6e538ff8455  2008.1/i586/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 7ea0bc32d81dfc511533aaff94c9a00d  2008.1/i586/wireshark-tools-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 a5e238380691ec78c89e20f2ce440684  2008.1/SRPMS/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 02ca24744348f47851ea6e342cbffce8  2008.1/x86_64/dumpcap-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 ac6f47a4cfc9bee7ea01f3b19cae2b06  2008.1/x86_64/lib64wireshark0-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 db0f0796eab0bf717b57075452cb814c  2008.1/x86_64/lib64wireshark-devel-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 8a3c45d8565056e8998bb238680178b5  2008.1/x86_64/rawshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 b704792a9d2158909f7222e5538ddf7b  2008.1/x86_64/tshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 def113ca9d8d5ccd69f548a7bfce3f7d  2008.1/x86_64/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 276ce72785d2d0dd29fa55a5718c8bf5  2008.1/x86_64/wireshark-tools-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 a5e238380691ec78c89e20f2ce440684  2008.1/SRPMS/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0:
 c922d882d06c8b49a7bca56b332e1d67  2009.0/i586/dumpcap-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 03bc1a26cffda16f947efffdae20b83b  2009.0/i586/libwireshark0-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 13f39bdc3494afc9e9aaef7c454072aa  2009.0/i586/libwireshark-devel-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 ac4b388cc2e4eca6df769833d0d8a7eb  2009.0/i586/rawshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 46772afd3d84625e295c80b0e4026932  2009.0/i586/tshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 7169a8af7ca927e15a7547dff812c105  2009.0/i586/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 17ccf73059d3dbb8c0f99b9bd2abc0e4  2009.0/i586/wireshark-tools-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm 
 c71152c5c4bff536a11128e75dd13c92  2009.0/SRPMS/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64:
 3697148e23529dda7a5aee8e9898bce9  2009.0/x86_64/dumpcap-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 f6980f80e5519ee4624888740b29c870  2009.0/x86_64/lib64wireshark0-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 ec9e28e41989f50f338ebe625f8e9818  2009.0/x86_64/lib64wireshark-devel-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 a334536da447a497ebea8ac863ef32f0  2009.0/x86_64/rawshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 4ca66a0135d14400891b4fd00068bbfe  2009.0/x86_64/tshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 4889d93276a579e81e2b2c8a7a3effbd  2009.0/x86_64/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 0ba76f3efc469133fffe11b3b430ee39  2009.0/x86_64/wireshark-tools-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm 
 c71152c5c4bff536a11128e75dd13c92  2009.0/SRPMS/wireshark-1.0.5-1.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 a69574cf8e157f82db7786e4ce1219ac  corporate/4.0/i586/dumpcap-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 eab1454eee4ed9037d84a1aed6da9352  corporate/4.0/i586/libwireshark0-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 880f0019417492c1344b5d97843347fa  corporate/4.0/i586/libwireshark-devel-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 a4b0f4bb293eecc7107ae74c880d983d  corporate/4.0/i586/rawshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 c297cfc31379f16a0723e5d73c84f94d  corporate/4.0/i586/tshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 fa4a6b36f127efa72a95a7c159f6cbd3  corporate/4.0/i586/wireshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 fbb18158d65ce919b6fe92d113d1483a  corporate/4.0/i586/wireshark-tools-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 3c0afb7fe530a8e843c470915e729f34  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/wireshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 1f7dda7b50a03c874587ca67808887bf  corporate/4.0/x86_64/dumpcap-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 c7898683617051f5db956e227002e30a  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64wireshark0-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 fa1655b6a5ccb8ab06f74985d837d478  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64wireshark-devel-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 bacc09bce747b5a8101d5bedb3d64ff5  corporate/4.0/x86_64/rawshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 9ae5a12772778bb3c2dcaf748509e453  corporate/4.0/x86_64/tshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 c565d766e1f39f9128bd1f87756d9244  corporate/4.0/x86_64/wireshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 22b6db89db3856df29a1956fcf9410f5  corporate/4.0/x86_64/wireshark-tools-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 3c0afb7fe530a8e843c470915e729f34  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/wireshark-1.0.5-0.1.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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