Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:292-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Vulnerabilities have been discovered and corrected in wireshark,
affecting DCERPC/NT dissector, which allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash)
via a file that records a malformed packet trace (CVE-2009-3550); and
in wiretap/erf.c which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted
erf file (CVE-2009-3829).

The wireshark package has been updated to fix these vulnerabilities.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42993 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-292.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36591
36846

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3550
CVE-2009-3829

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