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PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201409-01 ] Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201409-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 01, 2014
Bug(s): #519014
ID: 201409-01

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: < 1.10.9
Unaffected: >= 1.10.9
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-1.10.9"
   


References

CVE-2014-5161
CVE-2014-5162
CVE-2014-5163
CVE-2014-5164
CVE-2014-5165
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