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Pardus: 2011-107: wireshark: Multiple Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A vulnerability has been fixed in wireshark
Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2011-107 
      Date: 2011-08-04
      Type: Remote

A vulnerability has been fixed in wireshark


The Lucent/Ascend file parser in Wireshark 1.2.x before  1.2.18,  1.4.x
through 1.4.7, and 1.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a  denial  of
service (infinite loop) via malformed packets.


An infinite loop was found in the way  ANSI  A  Interface  (IS-634/IOS)
dissector of the Wireshark network traffic analyzer  processed  certain
ANSI A MAP capture files. If Wireshark read a malformed  packet  off  a
network or opened a malicious

packet capture file, it could lead  to  denial  of  service  (Wireshark

Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    wireshark, all before 1.4.8-46-23

There are update(s) for wireshark. You  can  update  them  via  Package
Manager or with a single command from console:

    pisi up wireshark


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