Fedora 15 : wireshark-1.4.8-1.fc15 (2011-9638)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55807
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionWireshark 1.4.8 fixes the following vulnerabilities :
The Lucent/Ascend file parser was susceptible to an infinite loop.
CVE-2011-2597. The ANSI MAP dissector was susceptible to an infinite loop. CVE-2011-2698.
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SolutionUpdate the affected wireshark package.