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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0924
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0924.

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

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the Wireshark Local Download
Sharing Service (LDSS) dissector. 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-2010-4300)

A denial of service flaw was 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-2010-3445)

Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Wireshark version 1.2.13, 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

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3445
BugTraq ID: 43197
Bugtraq: 20100913 Wireshark 1.4.0 Malformed SNMP V1 Packet Denial of Service (Google Search)
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#215900
Debian Security Information: DSA-2127 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:001 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:002 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4300
BugTraq ID: 44987
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