Medium: wireshark

2014-11-11T10:27:00
ID ALAS-2014-446
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2014-11-11T10:27:00

Description

Issue Overview:

Multiple flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2014-6429 __, CVE-2014-6430 __, CVE-2014-6431 __, CVE-2014-6432 __)

Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2014-6421 __, CVE-2014-6422 __, CVE-2014-6423 __, CVE-2014-6424 __, CVE-2014-6425 __, CVE-2014-6426 __, CVE-2014-6427 __, CVE-2014-6428 __)

Affected Packages:

wireshark

Issue Correction:
Run yum update wireshark to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    wireshark-debuginfo-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.i686  
    wireshark-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.i686  
    wireshark-devel-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.i686

src:  
    wireshark-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    wireshark-debuginfo-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.x86_64  
    wireshark-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.x86_64  
    wireshark-devel-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.x86_64