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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: June 01, 2010
      Bugs: #297388, #318935
        ID: 201006-05

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Wireshark.

Background
==========

Wireshark is a versatile network protocol analyzer.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/wireshark     < 1.2.8-r1                 >= 1.2.8-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the Daintree SNA file parser,
the SMB, SMB2, IPMI, and DOCSIS dissectors. For further information
please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service and possibly execute
arbitrary code via crafted packets or malformed packet trace files.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.2.8-r1"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2009-4376
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4376
  [ 2 ] CVE-2009-4377
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4377
  [ 3 ] CVE-2009-4378
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4378
  [ 4 ] CVE-2010-1455
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1455

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201006-05.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2010 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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