Amazon Linux AMI : wireshark Multiple Vulnerabilities (ALAS-2013-251)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple flaws were found in Wireshark. 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.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ba39e91e

Solution :

Run 'yum update wireshark' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)