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Gentoo: 201308-05 Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201308-05
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 Severity: High
    Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: August 28, 2013
     Bugs: #398549, #427964, #431572, #433990, #470262, #472762, #478694
       ID: 201308-05

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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              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/wireshark       < 1.10.1                  >= 1.10.1
                                                            *>= 1.8.9

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:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.1"

All Wireshark 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.9"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2012-0041
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0041
[  2 ] CVE-2012-0042
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0042
[  3 ] CVE-2012-0043
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0043
[  4 ] CVE-2012-0066
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0066
[  5 ] CVE-2012-0067
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0067
[  6 ] CVE-2012-0068
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0068
[  7 ] CVE-2012-3548
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3548
[  8 ] CVE-2012-4048
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4048
[  9 ] CVE-2012-4049
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4049
[ 10 ] CVE-2012-4285
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4285
[ 11 ] CVE-2012-4286
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4286
[ 12 ] CVE-2012-4287
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4287
[ 13 ] CVE-2012-4288
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4288
[ 14 ] CVE-2012-4289
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4289
[ 15 ] CVE-2012-4290
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4290
[ 16 ] CVE-2012-4291
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4291
[ 17 ] CVE-2012-4292
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4292
[ 18 ] CVE-2012-4293
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4293
[ 19 ] CVE-2012-4294
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4294
[ 20 ] CVE-2012-4295
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4295
[ 21 ] CVE-2012-4296
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4296
[ 22 ] CVE-2012-4297
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4297
[ 23 ] CVE-2012-4298
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4298
[ 24 ] CVE-2013-3540
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3540
[ 25 ] CVE-2013-3541
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3541
[ 26 ] CVE-2013-3542
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3542
[ 27 ] CVE-2013-3555
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3555
[ 28 ] CVE-2013-3556
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3556
[ 29 ] CVE-2013-3557
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3557
[ 30 ] CVE-2013-3558
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3558
[ 31 ] CVE-2013-3559
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3559
[ 32 ] CVE-2013-4074
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4074
[ 33 ] CVE-2013-4075
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4075
[ 34 ] CVE-2013-4076
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4076
[ 35 ] CVE-2013-4077
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4077
[ 36 ] CVE-2013-4078
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4078
[ 37 ] CVE-2013-4079
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4079
[ 38 ] CVE-2013-4080
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4080
[ 39 ] CVE-2013-4081
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4081
[ 40 ] CVE-2013-4082
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4082
[ 41 ] CVE-2013-4083
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4083
[ 42 ] CVE-2013-4920
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4920
[ 43 ] CVE-2013-4921
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4921
[ 44 ] CVE-2013-4922
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4922
[ 45 ] CVE-2013-4923
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4923
[ 46 ] CVE-2013-4924
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4924
[ 47 ] CVE-2013-4925
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4925
[ 48 ] CVE-2013-4926
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4926
[ 49 ] CVE-2013-4927
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4927
[ 50 ] CVE-2013-4928
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4928
[ 51 ] CVE-2013-4929
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4929
[ 52 ] CVE-2013-4930
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4930
[ 53 ] CVE-2013-4931
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4931
[ 54 ] CVE-2013-4932
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4932
[ 55 ] CVE-2013-4933
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4933
[ 56 ] CVE-2013-4934
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4934
[ 57 ] CVE-2013-4935
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4935
[ 58 ] CVE-2013-4936
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4936

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201308-05.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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