Fedora 16 : wireshark-1.6.8-1.fc16 (2012-10175)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 59940
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionUpdate to latest upstream release, fixing few security bugs.
CVE-2012-2392: Infinite and large loops in ANSI MAP, ASF, IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.3, and LTP dissectors.
CVE-2012-2393: Memory allocation flaw in the DIAMETER dissector.
CVE-2012-2394: Denial of service (crash) due memory alignment problem on SPARC and Itanium processors.
CVE-2012-3825: Integer overflows in BACapp and Bluetooth HCI dissectors, leading to DoS
CVE-2012-3826: Integer overflows in the R3 dissector, leading to DoS.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected wireshark package.