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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed
packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash
or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark.
(CVE-2014-6429, CVE-2014-6430, CVE-2014-6431, CVE-2014-6432)
Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark
could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a
network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2014-6421,
CVE-2014-6422, CVE-2014-6423, CVE-2014-6424, CVE-2014-6425,
CVE-2014-6426, CVE-2014-6427, CVE-2014-6428)
All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 78649 ()
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