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    Debian: DSA-2395-1: wireshark security update

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    Laurent Butti discovered a buffer underflow in the LANalyzer dissector of the Wireshark network traffic analyzer, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2012-0068)
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2395-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 27, 2012                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wireshark
    Vulnerability  : buffer underflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3483 CVE-2012-0041 CVE-2012-0042 CVE-2012-0066 
                     CVE-2012-0067 CVE-2012-0068 
    
    Laurent Butti discovered a buffer underflow in the LANalyzer dissector
    of the Wireshark network traffic analyzer, which could lead to the 
    execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2012-0068)
    
    This update also addresses several bugs, which can lead to crashes of 
    Wireshark. These are not treated as security issues, but are fixed 
    nonetheless if security updates are scheduled: CVE-2011-3483, 
    CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0066 and CVE-2012-0067.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.11-6+squeeze6.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.6.5-1.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
    Mailing list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    

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