Debian: DSA-3811-1: wireshark security update

    Date18 Mar 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors for ASTERIX , DHCPv6, NetScaler, LDSS, IAX2, WSP, K12 and STANAG 4607, that could lead to various crashes, denial-of-service or execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3811-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 18, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : wireshark
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5596 CVE-2017-5597 CVE-2017-6014 CVE-2017-6467 
                     CVE-2017-6468 CVE-2017-6469 CVE-2017-6470 CVE-2017-6471 
                     CVE-2017-6472 CVE-2017-6473 CVE-2017-6474
    
    It was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained
    several vulnerabilities in the dissectors for ASTERIX , DHCPv6,
    NetScaler, LDSS, IAX2, WSP, K12 and STANAG 4607, that could lead to
    various crashes, denial-of-service or execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.2.5+g440fd4d-2.
    
    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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