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Fedora 10 wireshark-1.2.1-1.fc10 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Rebased to 1.2.x, fixing several security flaws, see the security advisory for details:
Fedora Update Notification
2009-07-24 18:57:26

Name        : wireshark
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.2.1
Release     : 1.fc10
URL         :
Summary     : Network traffic analyzer
Description :
Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering
library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and
documentation for wireshark. A graphical user interface is packaged
separately to GTK+ package.

Update Information:

Rebased to 1.2.x, fixing several security flaws, see the security advisory for

* Wed Jul 22 2009 Radek Vokal  1.2.1-1
- upgrade to 1.2.1
- fixes several security flaws
* Fri May 22 2009 Radek Vokal  1.0.8-1
- upgrade to 1.0.8
- several security vulnerabilities have been fixed
- CVE-2009-1210 CVE-2009-1268 CVE-2009-1269
* Fri Apr 10 2009 Radek Vokal  1.0.7-1
- upgrade to 1.0.7
- Several security vulnerabilities have been fixed
 (Profinet, CPHAP and LDAP dissectors could crash)
* Tue Feb 17 2009 Radek Vokal  1.0.6-1
- add netdump2 support
- fix SELinux issues, remove pie patch
- upgrade to 1.0.6
* Sun Feb 15 2009 Steve Dickson  - 1.0.5-2
- NFSv4.1: Add support for backchannel decoding
* Mon Dec 15 2008 Radek Vokal  1.0.5-1
- upgrade to 1.0.5
* Thu Nov 13 2008 Radek Vokál  1.0.4-1
- upgrade to 1.0.4
- varios minor security flaws were fixed

  [ 1 ] Bug #512953 - CVE-2009-2559 Wireshark-1.2.0: DoS (crash) due array index error in IPMI dissector
  [ 2 ] Bug #513008 - CVE-2009-2560 Wireshark: Null-ptr dereference in the RADIUS dissector
  [ 3 ] Bug #513033 - CVE-2009-2561 Wireshark: Dos (excessive CPU and memory use) via large amount of tree items in the sFlow dissector
  [ 4 ] Bug #512987 - CVE-2009-2562 Wireshark: Integer overflow in the AFS dissector
  [ 5 ] Bug #512992 - CVE-2009-2563 Wireshark: Null-ptr dereference in the InfiniBand dissector

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update wireshark' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

Fedora-package-announce mailing list
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