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Mandriva: 2012:080: wireshark Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark: It may be possible to make Wireshark hang for long or indefinite periods by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2012:080
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : wireshark
 Date    : May 23, 2012
 Affected: 2011.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark:
 
 It may be possible to make Wireshark hang for long or indefinite
 periods by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing
 someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
 
 It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed
 packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed
 packet trace file.
 
 This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.8) which
 is not vulnerable to these issues.
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 References:

 http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-08.html
 http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-09.html
 http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-10.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 16a577c0711df7fc568696402109d6b4  2011/i586/dumpcap-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 eada57c1d6f02e7ebf14fbb3789c5bbe  2011/i586/libwireshark1-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 e9e98acba88c6ee3ab1d2e51536463aa  2011/i586/libwireshark-devel-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 8017f3883e54db24eeee1e0f7b3c820f  2011/i586/rawshark-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 bc33e60ea854669c81652090880c430b  2011/i586/tshark-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 52cc8b37b569f8bc31800eacf347a7bd  2011/i586/wireshark-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 b8cd1dca05b43e22accf8cd4a1517946  2011/i586/wireshark-tools-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 
 c7678d090d491738155aa4bb6ae2b09d  2011/SRPMS/wireshark-1.6.8-0.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 25b79e5781f78e7c7a0f239406ad3a5a  2011/x86_64/dumpcap-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 851832cf2439b688a491620ec43318ce  2011/x86_64/lib64wireshark1-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 6c659fbff4840bc333d90e4d72a656eb  2011/x86_64/lib64wireshark-devel-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 9b37711290f16de47b594397de980256  2011/x86_64/rawshark-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 2aa4ab2ba5d5b4f914b91b7d0e608c15  2011/x86_64/tshark-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 86cdbf15b98aaacb3d42bb43dfdf2c8f  2011/x86_64/wireshark-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 d72665f272867ca3d4af106c1a751f91  2011/x86_64/wireshark-tools-1.6.8-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 
 c7678d090d491738155aa4bb6ae2b09d  2011/SRPMS/wireshark-1.6.8-0.1.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
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
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