Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2010:200)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the ASN.1 BER dissector in wireshark was
susceptible to a stack overflow (CVE-2010-3445).

For 2010.0 and 2010.1 wireshark was upgraded to v1.2.12 which is not
vulnerable to this issue and was patched for CS4 and MES5 to resolve
the vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-11.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-12.html
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5230

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: 49970 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43923

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3445

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