openSUSE Security Update : wireshark (openSUSE-SU-2011:0010-2)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Wireshark version 1.4.2 fixes several security issues that allowed
attackers to crash wireshark or potentially even execute arbitrary
code

(CVE-2010-1455, CVE-2010-2283, CVE-2010-2284, CVE-2010-2285,
CVE-2010-2286, CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2992, CVE-2010-2993,
CVE-2010-2994, CVE-2010-2995, CVE-2010-3445, CVE-2010-4300,
CVE-2010-4301)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-01/msg00012.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=603251
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613487
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=630599
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643078
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655448

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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