Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:083)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This advisory updates wireshark to the latest version (1.2.16), fixing
several security issues :

The X.509if dissector in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.16 and 1.4.x
before 1.4.5 does not properly initialize certain global variables,
which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a crafted .pcap file (CVE-2011-1590).

Stack-based buffer overflow in the DECT dissector in
epan/dissectors/packet-dect.c in Wireshark 1.4.x before 1.4.5 allows
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .pcap file
(CVE-2011-1591).

The NFS dissector in epan/dissectors/packet-nfs.c in Wireshark 1.4.x
before 1.4.5 on Windows uses an incorrect integer data type during
decoding of SETCLIENTID calls, which allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted .pcap file
(CVE-2011-1592).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest 1.2.x version
(1.2.16) which is not vulnerable to these issues.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.16.html

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 : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53882 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47392

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1590
CVE-2011-1591
CVE-2011-1592

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