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Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201312-13 / wireshark
Release Date December 16, 2013
Latest Revision December 16, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-analyzer/wireshark < 1.10.3 >= 1.10.3, revision >= 1.8.11 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #484582, #490434

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Wireshark is a versatile network protocol analyzer.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Wireshark 1.10 users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.3"

All Wireshark 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.2: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.11"

4.  References



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