DSA 2201-1: wireshark security update
Posted on: 03/24/2011 10:25 AM

A wireshark security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2201-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 23, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : wireshark
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0538 CVE-2011-0713 CVE-2011-1139 CVE-2011-1140 CVE-2011-1141

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, Joernchen, and Xiaopeng Zhang discovered several
vulnerabilities in the Wireshark network traffic analyzer.
Vulnerabilities in the DCT3, LDAP and SMB dissectors and in the code to
parse pcag-ng files could lead to denial of service or the execution of
arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.2-3+lenny13.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.11-6+squeeze1

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.4-1.

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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