[ MDVSA-2012:042 ] wireshark

2012-04-02T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27866
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-04-02T00:00:00

Description

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2012:042 http://www.mandriva.com/security/


Package : wireshark Date : March 28, 2012 Affected: 2011.


Problem Description:

Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark:

  • The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash.
  • The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into an infinite loop.
  • The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data.
  • The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash.

This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.6) which is not vulnerable to these issues.


References:

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-04.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-05.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-06.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-07.html


Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2011: ea021ca036ceb38f1530e5387df5dcc5 2011/i586/dumpcap-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 9cfa609402a364a43128893c75ac3e65 2011/i586/libwireshark1-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm c1247647ebcb69eaced064db72fec93d 2011/i586/libwireshark-devel-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm c3cd964180dc7a64083c6d1b94ff4f46 2011/i586/rawshark-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 387e8977955d381243f66709e80cc586 2011/i586/tshark-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 03bcfb73c00cd43d34f9edeceea2f571 2011/i586/wireshark-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 2bd6ffb92d2b8251fad0b7b22c93f37e 2011/i586/wireshark-tools-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm ab444f989bf59113ff0e900a7087dbd5 2011/SRPMS/wireshark-1.6.6-0.1.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64: e474457135acb1652912a4f1b0afab19 2011/x86_64/dumpcap-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 630b3f5e05d4361181f0af5502c3a35e 2011/x86_64/lib64wireshark1-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm e6c12c75778ee83283abf9bec3beb435 2011/x86_64/lib64wireshark-devel-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm f67c069153d5a1959343b072b936ea5c 2011/x86_64/rawshark-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 878a5fa2fed2df8f58f5eeee242c9745 2011/x86_64/tshark-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 406544bfb3241f6f02e52761e0b30fd1 2011/x86_64/wireshark-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 32eb71abbd26ca7a68a2a9b8a66b9fd8 2011/x86_64/wireshark-tools-1.6.6-0.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm ab444f989bf59113ff0e900a7087dbd5 2011/SRPMS/wireshark-1.6.6-0.1.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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