Debian: DSA-2351-1: wireshark security update

    Date21 Nov 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered a buffer overflow in Wireshark's ERF dissector, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2351-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 21, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wireshark
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4102 
    
    Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered a buffer overflow in Wireshark's ERF
    dissector, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version wireshark 1.0.2-3+lenny16.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.11-6+squeeze5.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.3-1.
    
    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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