Debian: DSA-2274-1: wireshark security update

    Date07 Jul 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, David Maciejak and others discovered several vulnerabilities in the X.509if and DICOM dissectors and in the code to process various capture and dictionary files, which could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2274-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 07, 2011                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wireshark
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-1590 CVE-2011-1957 CVE-2011-1958 CVE-2011-1959 CVE-2011-2174 CVE-2011-2175
    
    Huzaifa Sidhpurwala, David Maciejak and others discovered several
    vulnerabilities in the X.509if and DICOM dissectors and in the code to 
    process various capture and dictionary files, which 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+lenny14.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.11-6+squeeze2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.17-1
    
    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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