RHEL 6 : wireshark (RHSA-2017:0631)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for wireshark is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The wireshark packages contain a network protocol analyzer used to
capture and browse the traffic running on a computer network.

Security Fix(es) :

* 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-2015-3811,
CVE-2015-3812, CVE-2015-3813, CVE-2013-4075)

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9
Technical Notes linked from the References section.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-4075.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-3811.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-3812.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-3813.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?cfcf474c
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0631.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97877 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4075
CVE-2015-3811
CVE-2015-3812
CVE-2015-3813

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