Debian DLA-1258-1 : wireshark security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106408
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionKamil Frankowicz and Young found that several parsers of wireshark could be crashed by malformed packets.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u9.
We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.