Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:118)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55666
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis advisory updates wireshark to the latest version (1.2.18), fixing one security issue :
The Lucent/Ascend file parser in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.18, 1.4.x through 1.4.7, and 1.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via malformed packets (CVE-2011-2597).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.