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Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 5 FEDORA-2006-860 (wireshark)

The remote host is missing an update to wireshark
announced via advisory FEDORA-2006-860.

Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering
library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and
documentation for wireshark. A graphical user interface is packaged
separately to GTK+ package.

Update Information:

Versions affected: 0.8.16 up to and including 0.99.0
Wireshark 0.99.2 fixes the following vulnerabilities:

* The GSM BSSMAP dissector could crash. Versions
affected: 0.10.11. CVE:

Ilja van Sprundel discovered the following vulnerabilities:

* The ANSI MAP dissector was vulnerable to a format
string overflow.
Versions affected: 0.10.0. CVE: CVE-2006-3628
* The Checkpoint FW-1 dissector was vulnerable to a
format string overflow.
Versions affected: 0.10.10. CVE: CVE-2006-3628
* The MQ dissector was vulnerable to a format string
overflow. Versions
affected: 0.10.4. CVE: CVE-2006-3628
* The XML dissector was vulnerable to a format string
overflow. Versions
affected: 0.10.13. CVE: CVE-2006-3628
* The MOUNT dissector could attempt to allocate large
amounts of memory.
Versions affected: 0.9.4. CVE: CVE-2006-3629
* The NCP NMAS and NDPS dissectors were susceptible to
off-by-one errors.
Versions affected: 0.9.7. CVE: CVE-2006-3630
* The NTP dissector was vulnerable to a format string
overflow. Versions
affected: 0.10.13. CVE: CVE-2006-3628
* The SSH dissector was vulnerable to an infinite loop.
Versions affected:
0.9.10. CVE: CVE-2006-3631
* The NFS dissector may have been susceptible to a
buffer overflow. Versions
affected: 0.8.16. CVE: CVE-2006-3632

It may be possible to make Ethereal crash, use up available
memory, or run
arbitrary code by injecting a purposefully malformed packet
onto the wire or by
convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.
Upgrade to Wireshark 0.99.2.
* Wed Jul 26 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-fc5.2
- fix BuildRequires
* Tue Jul 25 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.2-fc5.1
- build for FC5
* Tue Jul 18 2006 Radek Vokál 0.99.2-1
- upgrade to 0.99.2
* Wed Jul 12 2006 Jesse Keating - 0.99.2-0.pre1.1
- rebuild
* Tue Jul 11 2006 Radek Vokál 0.99.2-0.pre1
- upgrade to 0.99.2pre1, fixes (#198242)
* Tue Jun 13 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.1-0.pre1
- spec file changes
* Fri Jun 9 2006 Radek Vokal 0.99.1pre1-1
- initial build for Fedora Core

Solution: Apply the appropriate updates.

This update can be downloaded from:

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program. Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line. For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3627
BugTraq ID: 19051
Bugtraq: 20060719 rPSA-2006-0132-1 tshark wireshark (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2006:0602
SGI Security Advisory: 20060801-01-P
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:020 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-gsm-bssmap-dos(27821)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3628
Debian Security Information: DSA-1127 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-ansimap-format-string(27822)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-cpfw1-format-string(27823)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-mq-format-string(27824)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-ntp-format-string(27828)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-xml-format-string(27825)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3629
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-mount-dos(27826)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3630
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-nmas-ndps-offbyone(27827)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3631
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-ssh-dos(27829)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3632
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-nfs-bo(27830)
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