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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark
read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malformed dump file,
it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user
running Wireshark. (CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2009-0599)
Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark
could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a
network, or opened a malformed dump file. (CVE-2008-4680,
CVE-2008-4681, CVE-2008-4682,CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685,
All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to
See also :
Update the affected wireshark and / or wireshark-gnome packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60541 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-4680CVE-2008-4681CVE-2008-4682CVE-2008-4683CVE-2008-4684CVE-2008-4685CVE-2008-5285CVE-2009-0599CVE-2009-0600
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