Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

2014-12-28T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201412-52
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2014-12-28T00:00:00

Description

Background

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer formerly known as ethereal.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition via specially crafted packets.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.12.2"