Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-12 ] Wireshark
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-12)
Bug(s): #609646, #615462
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer formerly known as ethereal.
Vulnerable: < 2.2.6
Unaffected: >= 2.2.6
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
network packet using Wireshark, possibly resulting a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-2.2.6"