Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:270)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wireshark :

Unspecified vulnerability in the OpcUa (OPC UA) dissector in Wireshark
0.99.6 through 1.0.8 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.1 allows remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via
malformed OPCUA Service CallRequest packets (CVE-2009-3241).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42096 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-270.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36408

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3241

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