DSA 2590-1: wireshark security update
Posted on: 12/27/2012 11:50 AM

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

DSA 2590-1: wireshark security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2590-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 26, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : wireshark
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-4048 CVE-2012-4296

Bjorn Mork and Laurent Butti discovered crashes in the PPP and RTPS2
dissectors, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary
code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.11-6+squeeze8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.8.2-1.

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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