Fedora Core 6 : wireshark-0.99.6-1.fc6 (2007-628)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

Upgrade to 0.99.6 due to multiple security issues.

- Wireshark could crash when dissecting an HTTP chunked
response

- Wireshark could crash while reading iSeries capture
files

- Wireshark could exhaust system memory while reading a
malformed DCP ETSI packet

- Wireshark could loop excessively while reading a
malformed SSL packet

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?0a8cd516

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25717 (fedora_2007-628.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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