Fedora 15 : wireshark-1.4.12-1.fc15 (2012-5256)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58783
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-04: The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug 6823)
wnpa-sec-2012-06: The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. (Bug 6804)
wnpa-sec-2012-07: The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. (Bug 6833)
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SolutionUpdate the affected wireshark package.