Fedora Core 5 : wireshark-0.99.4-1.fc5 (2006-1141)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Wed Nov 1 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.4-1.fc5

- upgrade to 0.99.4, fixes multiple security issues

- use dist tag

- CVE-2006-5468 - The HTTP dissector could dereference a
NULL pointer.

- CVE-2006-5469 - The WBXML dissector could crash.

- CVE-2006-5470 - The LDAP dissector (and possibly
others) could crash.

- CVE-2006-4805 - Basic DoS, The XOT dissector could
attempt to allocate a large amount of memory and
crash.

- CVE-2006-4574 - Single byte \0 overflow written onto
the heap

- Fri Aug 25 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.3-fc5.1

- upgrade to 0.99.3-1

- CVE-2006-4330 Wireshark security issues (CVE-2006-4333
CVE-2006-4332 CVE-2006-4331)

- Wed Jul 26 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.2-fc5.2

- fix BuildRequires

- Tue Jul 25 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.2-fc5.1

- build for FC5

- Tue Jul 18 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.2-1

- upgrade to 0.99.2

- Wed Jul 12 2006 Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com>
- 0.99.2-0.pre1.1

- rebuild

- Tue Jul 11 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.2-0.pre1

- upgrade to 0.99.2pre1, fixes (#198242)

- Tue Jun 13 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.1-0.pre1

- spec file changes

- Fri Jun 9 2006 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com>
0.99.1pre1-1

- initial build for Fedora Core

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?84606904

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24041 (fedora_2006-1141.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5740

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