RHSA-2007:0710-04 Low: wireshark security update
Posted on: 11/07/2007 07:15 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Low: wireshark security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2007:0710-04
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0710.html
Issue date: 2007-11-07
Updated on: 2007-11-07
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Keywords: HTTP iSeries DCP ETSI SSL MMS DHCP BOOTP crash loop DoS
CVE Names: CVE-2007-3389 CVE-2007-3390 CVE-2007-3391
CVE-2007-3392 CVE-2007-3393
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1. Summary:

New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Wireshark was previously known
as Ethereal.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64

3. Problem description:

Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic.

Several denial of service bugs were found in Wireshark's HTTP, iSeries, DCP
ETSI, SSL, MMS, DHCP and BOOTP protocol dissectors. It was possible for
Wireshark to crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the
network. (CVE-2007-3389, CVE-2007-3390, CVE-2007-3391, CVE-2007-3392,
CVE-2007-3393)

Users of Wireshark and Ethereal should upgrade to these updated packages,
containing Wireshark version 0.99.6, which is not vulnerable to these
issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

245796 - CVE-2007-3389 Wireshark crashes when inspecting HTTP traffic
245797 - CVE-2007-3391 Wireshark loops infinitely when inspecting DCP ETSI traffic
245798 - CVE-2007-3392 Wireshark loops infinitely when inspecting SSL traffic
246221 - CVE-2007-3393 Wireshark corrupts the stack when inspecting BOOTP traffic
246225 - CVE-2007-3390 Wireshark crashes when inspecting iSeries traffic
246229 - CVE-2007-3392 Wireshark crashes when inspecting MMS traffic

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

SRPMS:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.src.rpm
f49fa8d0277d49cd8eaca3cab3d72990 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.src.rpm

i386:
47debd82ab5bc864a3cdd9dd64484282 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
48c58d3ef97e8cf0f77a9301853c2987 wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
a28ed04bd22158d7cf68bc71589b82c4 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
7141bfcf3751bed8454c1b9f3204d8cd wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

SRPMS:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.src.rpm
f49fa8d0277d49cd8eaca3cab3d72990 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.src.rpm

i386:
48c58d3ef97e8cf0f77a9301853c2987 wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
b9b63d2c30c0100d5f573ebc81bd4023 wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
7141bfcf3751bed8454c1b9f3204d8cd wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
8fc46b79d4d74c5434b5a673c38d80d0 wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

SRPMS:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.src.rpm
f49fa8d0277d49cd8eaca3cab3d72990 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.src.rpm

i386:
47debd82ab5bc864a3cdd9dd64484282 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
48c58d3ef97e8cf0f77a9301853c2987 wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm
b9b63d2c30c0100d5f573ebc81bd4023 wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.i386.rpm

ia64:
9803781c960202e93b07c15edfac733c wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.ia64.rpm
8e77dc603a06d63b8e53c813d61e607b wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.ia64.rpm
3711e4d1653c0aac43ee7b08f5149304 wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.ia64.rpm

ppc:
598a710138caa4c174306ba4930201d4 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.ppc.rpm
b636439b3c01926fd707162d5c902084 wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.ppc.rpm
7560565717c181cf210eab9438ae5f29 wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.ppc.rpm

s390x:
25ac5e44a7a5dcd87c77292999b2501c wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.s390x.rpm
aae09261c552e0c87883df3c155ce2f8 wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.s390x.rpm
2238fbab472c7f05b7b3ac801f8652dc wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
a28ed04bd22158d7cf68bc71589b82c4 wireshark-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
7141bfcf3751bed8454c1b9f3204d8cd wireshark-debuginfo-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm
8fc46b79d4d74c5434b5a673c38d80d0 wireshark-gnome-0.99.6-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3389
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3390
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3391
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3392
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3393
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-0.99.6.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#low

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2007 Red Hat, Inc.
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