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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for wireshark RHSA-2012:0509-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'wireshark'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'wireshark'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

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

Several flaws were 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-2011-1590,
CVE-2011-4102, CVE-2012-1595)

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-2011-1143, CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958,
CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175, CVE-2011-2597, CVE-2011-2698,
CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0066)

Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances of
Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Affected Software/OS:
wireshark on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1143
BugTraq ID: 46796
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#215900
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2011:0347 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1590
Debian Security Information: DSA-2274 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:0611 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1957
BugTraq ID: 48066
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-dicom-dos(67790)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1958
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0125
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-diameter-dos(67791)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1959
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-snoop-dos(67792)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2174
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-compressed-packet-dos(67793)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2175
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2597
BugTraq ID: 48506
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:1262 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2011:1263 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-lucent-dos(68335)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2698
BugTraq ID: 49071
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-ansiamap-dos(69074)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-4102
BugTraq ID: 50486
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-erf-bo(71092)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0041
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0042
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0066
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0067
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-1595
BugTraq ID: 52737
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2012:0558 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: wireshark-pcap-dos(74364)
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