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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in the Wireshark SigComp
Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine (UDVM) dissector. If Wireshark
read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file,
it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user
running Wireshark. (CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2995)
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 malicious dump file. (CVE-2010-1455,
CVE-2010-2283, CVE-2010-2284, CVE-2010-2286)
NOTE: This errata updates Wireshark to version 1.0.15 to resolve these
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 :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60836 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1455CVE-2010-2283CVE-2010-2284CVE-2010-2286CVE-2010-2287CVE-2010-2995
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