Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An array index error, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow, was
found in the Wireshark ENTTEC 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.

All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to
take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark and / or wireshark-gnome packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60931 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4538