Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:007)

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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 the MAC-LTE dissector
(epan/dissectors/packet-mac-lte.c) in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.13
and 1.4.0 through 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number
of RARs (CVE-2011-0444).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version (1.2.14)
which is not affected by this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51799 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45775

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0444

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