SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionHuzaifa Sidhpurwala, David Maciejak and others discovered several vulnerabilities in the X.509if and DICOM dissectors and in the code to process various capture and dictionary files, which could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the wireshark packages.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-3+lenny14.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.11-6+squeeze2.