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Debian: DSA-4315-1: wireshark security update

Date 12 Oct 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, a network protocol analyzer which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4315-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 12, 2018                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : wireshark
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-16056 CVE-2018-16057 CVE-2018-16058

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, a network
protocol analyzer which could result in denial of service or the
execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.6.3-1~deb9u1. This update upgrades Wireshark to the 2.6.x
release branch, future security upgrades will be based on this series.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

For the detailed security status of wireshark please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/wireshark

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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