Debian DSA-4217-1 : wireshark - security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110318
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 for PCP, ADB, NBAP, UMTS MAC, IEEE 802.11, SIGCOMP, LDSS, GSM A DTAP and Q.931, which 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+deb8u14.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u3.