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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Wireshark was previously
known as Ethereal.
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic.
Several denial of service bugs were found in Wireshark's HTTP,
iSeries, DCP ETSI, SSL, MMS, DHCP and BOOTP protocol dissectors. It
was possible for Wireshark to crash or stop responding if it read a
malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2007-3389, CVE-2007-3390,
CVE-2007-3391, CVE-2007-3392, CVE-2007-3393)
Users of Wireshark and Ethereal should upgrade to these updated
packages, containing Wireshark version 0.99.6, which is not vulnerable
to these issues.
See also :
Update the affected wireshark and / or wireshark-gnome packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27833 ()
Bugtraq ID: 24662
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3389CVE-2007-3390CVE-2007-3391CVE-2007-3392CVE-2007-3393
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