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A wireshark security update has been released for Fedora 38.

[SECURITY] Fedora 38 Update: wireshark-4.0.8-2.fc38

Fedora Update Notification
2023-09-09 01:34:11.333948

Name : wireshark
Product : Fedora 38
Version : 4.0.8
Release : 2.fc38
URL : http://www.wireshark.org/
Summary : Network traffic analyzer
Description :
Wireshark allows you to examine protocol data stored in files or as it is
captured from wired or wireless (WiFi or Bluetooth) networks, USB devices,
and many other sources. It supports dozens of protocol capture file formats
and understands more than a thousand protocols.

It has many powerful features including a rich display filter language
and the ability to reassemble multiple protocol packets in order to, for
example, view a complete TCP stream, save the contents of a file which was
transferred over HTTP or CIFS, or play back an RTP audio stream.

Update Information:

New version 4.0.8. Includes fixes for CVE-2023-2906, CVE-2023-4511,
CVE-2023-4512, CVE-2023-4513.

* Thu Aug 31 2023 Michal Ruprich [mruprich@redhat.com] - 1:4.0.8-2
- Resolves: #2236246 - wireshark crash in managed interfaces
* Tue Aug 29 2023 Michal Ruprich [mruprich@redhat.com] - 1:4.0.8-1
- New version 4.0.8
- Resolves: #2235577 - possible Denial of Service via crafted package

[ 1 ] Bug #2233996 - wireshark-4.1.0 is available
[ 2 ] Bug #2235577 - CVE-2023-2906 wireshark: possible Denial of Service via crafted package [fedora-all]
[ 3 ] Bug #2236004 - CVE-2023-4511 wireshark: DoS (infinite loop) via packet injection or crafted capture file [fedora-all]
[ 4 ] Bug #2236005 - CVE-2023-4512 wireshark: DoS (crash) via packet injection or crafted capture file [fedora-all]
[ 5 ] Bug #2236007 - CVE-2023-4513 wireshark: DoS (memory leak) via packet injection or crafted capture file [fedora-all]
[ 6 ] Bug #2236246 - Wireshark crashes when confirming which interfaces to hide within the "Managed Interfaces" window of the "Capture Options" section

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-abc9ca1e7e' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at

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