Wireshark security update for Debian
Posted on: 10/21/2011 10:11 AM

A wireshark security update has been released for Debian

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2324-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 20, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : wireshark
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-3360

The Microsoft Vulnerability Research group discovered that insecure
load path handling could lead to execution of arbitrary Lua script code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.2-3+lenny15. This build will be released shortly.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.11-6+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6.2-1.

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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