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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201604-05 ] Wireshark Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201604-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: April 26, 2016
Bug(s): #570564, #575780
ID: 201604-05

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, allowing
local attackers to escalate privileges and 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: < 2.0.2
Unaffected: >= 2.0.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service and local attackers could
escalate privileges.


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-2.0.2"
   


References

CVE-2015-8711
CVE-2015-8712
CVE-2015-8713
CVE-2015-8714
CVE-2015-8715
CVE-2015-8716
CVE-2015-8717
CVE-2015-8718
CVE-2015-8719
CVE-2015-8720
CVE-2015-8721
CVE-2015-8722
CVE-2015-8723
CVE-2015-8724
CVE-2015-8725
CVE-2015-8726
CVE-2015-8727
CVE-2015-8728
CVE-2015-8729
CVE-2015-8730
CVE-2015-8731
CVE-2015-8732
CVE-2015-8733
CVE-2015-8734
CVE-2015-8735
CVE-2015-8736
CVE-2015-8737
CVE-2015-8738
CVE-2015-8739
CVE-2015-8740
CVE-2015-8741
CVE-2015-8742
CVE-2016-2521
CVE-2016-2522
CVE-2016-2523
CVE-2016-2524
CVE-2016-2525
CVE-2016-2526
CVE-2016-2527
CVE-2016-2528
CVE-2016-2529
CVE-2016-2530
CVE-2016-2531
CVE-2016-2532
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