DSA 2144-1: Security update for wireshark
Posted on: 01/15/2011 10:12 AM

Updated wireshark packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2144-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 15, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : wireshark
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2010-4538

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the ENTTEC dissector may
lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.2-3+lenny12.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.11-6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.11-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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