Fedora Core 6 : wireshark-0.99.5-1.fc6 (2007-216)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

- multiple security issues fixed (#227140)

- CVE-2007-0459 - The TCP dissector could hang or crash
while reassembling HTTP packets

- CVE-2007-0459 - The HTTP dissector could crash.

- CVE-2007-0457 - On some systems, the IEEE 802.11
dissector could crash.

- CVE-2007-0456 - On some systems, the LLT dissector could
crash.

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?1a4d106e

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24304 (fedora_2007-216.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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