Debian DSA-1414-1 : wireshark - several vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 28337
The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wireshark network traffic analyzer, which may lead to denial of service or execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2007-6114 Stefan Esser discovered a buffer overflow in the SSL dissector.'Fabiodds' discovered a buffer overflow in the iSeries trace dissector. - CVE-2007-6117 A programming error was discovered in the HTTP dissector, which may lead to denial of service. - CVE-2007-6118 The MEGACO dissector could be tricked into resource exhaustion. - CVE-2007-6120 The Bluetooth SDP dissector could be tricked into an endless loop. - CVE-2007-6121 The RPC portmap dissector could be tricked into dereferencing a NULL pointer.
Upgrade the wireshark/ethereal packages. For the old stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 0.10.10-2sarge10. (In Sarge Wireshark used to be called Ethereal). Updated packages for sparc and m68k will be provided later. For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.4-5.etch.1. Updated packages for sparc will be provided later.