Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:058)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Buffer overflow in wiretap/netscreen.c in Wireshark 0.99.7 through
1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application crash) via a malformed NetScreen snoop file.
(CVE-2009-0599)

Wireshark 0.99.6 through 1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted
Tektronix K12 text capture file, as demonstrated by a file with
exactly one frame. (CVE-2009-0600)

Format string vulnerability in Wireshark 0.99.8 through 1.0.5 on
non-Windows platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via format string specifiers in the HOME
environment variable. (CVE-2009-0601)

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.6, which is not vulnerable to these
issues.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-01.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37419 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-058.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0599
CVE-2009-0600
CVE-2009-0601

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