Debian DSA-4101-1 : wireshark - security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106415
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors/file parsers for IxVeriWave, WCP, JSON, XML, NTP, XMPP and GDB, which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the wireshark packages.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u13.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u2.