Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:002)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wireshark :

Buffer overflow in epan/dissectors/packet-enttec.c in Wireshark 1.4.2
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ENTTEC DMX
packet with Run Length Encoding (RLE) compression (CVE-2010-4538).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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 : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51795 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45634

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4538

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