Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

2013-12-16T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201312-13
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2013-12-16T00:00:00

Description

Background

Wireshark is a versatile network protocol analyzer.

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-1.10.3"

All Wireshark 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.11"