Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:088)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been identified and corrected in
wireshark :

o The PROFINET dissector was vulnerable to a format string overflow

o The Check Point High-Availability Protocol (CPHAP) dissecto could
crash (CVE-2009-1268).

o Wireshark could crash while loading a Tektronix .rf5 file

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.7, which is not vulnerable to these

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36918 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-088.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1210

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