Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60350
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSeveral flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2007-6112, CVE-2007-6114, CVE-2007-6115, CVE-2007-6117)
Several denial of service bugs were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2007-3389, CVE-2007-3390, CVE-2007-3391, CVE-2007-3392, CVE-2007-3392, CVE-2007-3393, CVE-2007-6111, CVE-2007-6113, CVE-2007-6116, CVE-2007-6118, CVE-2007-6119, CVE-2007-6120, CVE-2007-6121, CVE-2007-6438, CVE-2007-6439, CVE-2007-6441, CVE-2007-6450, CVE-2007-6451)
As well, Wireshark switched from using net-snmp to libsmi, which is included in this errata.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.