Debian: DSA-2590-1: wireshark security update

    Date26 Dec 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Bjorn Mork and Laurent Butti discovered crashes in the PPP and RTPS2 dissectors, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2590-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 26, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wireshark
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-4048 CVE-2012-4296
    
    Bjorn Mork and Laurent Butti discovered crashes in the PPP and RTPS2
    dissectors, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary
    code.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.2.11-6+squeeze8.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.8.2-1.
    
    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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