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Debian: DSA-2590-1: wireshark security update

Date 26 Dec 2012
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 26, 2012                      https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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