Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:125)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been identified and corrected in wireshark :

o Unspecified vulnerability in the PCNFSD dissector in Wireshark
0.8.20 through 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via crafted PCNFSD packets (CVE-2009-1829).

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.8, which is not vulnerable to this
issue.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-03.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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38981 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-125.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35081

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1829

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