GLSA-201006-05 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-05
(Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the Daintree SNA file parser,
the SMB, SMB2, IPMI, and DOCSIS dissectors. For further information
please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service and possibly execute
arbitrary code via crafted packets or malformed packet trace files.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201006-05.xml

Solution :

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.2.8-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46772 (gentoo_GLSA-201006-05.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37407
39950

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4376
CVE-2009-4377
CVE-2009-4378
CVE-2010-1455