Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2012:080)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark :

It may be possible to make Wireshark hang for long or indefinite
periods by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing
someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed
packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed
packet trace file.

This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.8) which
is not vulnerable to these issues.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-08.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-09.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-10.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61953 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53651
53652
53653

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2392
CVE-2012-2393
CVE-2012-2394

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