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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1100
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:1100.

Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark was
previously known as Ethereal.

A format string flaw was found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed
packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or,
possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2009-1210)

Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could
crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or
opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2009-1268, CVE-2009-1269, CVE-2009-1829)

Users of wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Wireshark version 1.0.8, and resolve these issues. All running instances of
Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1210
BugTraq ID: 34291
Bugtraq: 20090417 rPSA-2009-0062-1 tshark wireshark (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1785 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2009:011 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-pndcp-format-string(49512)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1268
BugTraq ID: 34457
Debian Security Information: DSA-1942 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-cphap-dos(49815)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1269
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-rf5file-dos(49816)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1829
BugTraq ID: 35081
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-pcnfsd-dos(50686)
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