Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2012:042)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61947
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark : - The ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. - The IEEE 802.11 dissector could go into an infinite loop. - The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying to read ERF data. - The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much memory and crash. This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.6) which is not vulnerable to these issues.