GLSA-201706-12 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 100655
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-12 (Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted network packet using Wireshark, possibly resulting a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-2.2.6'