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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-52 ] Wireshark Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201412-52)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: December 28, 2014
Bug(s): #522968, #529100
ID: 201412-52

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark which could
allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.


Background

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer formerly known as ethereal.

Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/wireshark
Vulnerable: < 1.12.2
Unaffected: >= 1.12.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


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


References

CVE-2014-6421
CVE-2014-6422
CVE-2014-6423
CVE-2014-6424
CVE-2014-6425
CVE-2014-6426
CVE-2014-6427
CVE-2014-6428
CVE-2014-6429
CVE-2014-6430
CVE-2014-6431
CVE-2014-6432


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