Fedora 10: wireshark Security Update

    Date04 Dec 2009
    CategoryFedora
    98
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Rebased to 1.2.x, fixing several security flaws, see the security advisory for details: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-7998
    2009-07-24 18:57:26
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    Name        : wireshark
    Product     : Fedora 10
    Version     : 1.2.1
    Release     : 1.fc10
    URL         : http://www.wireshark.org/
    Summary     : Network traffic analyzer
    Description :
    Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.
    
    This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering
    library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and
    documentation for wireshark. A graphical user interface is packaged
    separately to GTK+ package.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Rebased to 1.2.x, fixing several security flaws, see the security advisory for
    details: http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Wed Jul 22 2009 Radek Vokal  1.2.1-1
    - upgrade to 1.2.1
    - fixes several security flaws
    - http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.1.html
    * Fri May 22 2009 Radek Vokal  1.0.8-1
    - upgrade to 1.0.8
    - several security vulnerabilities have been fixed
    - CVE-2009-1210 CVE-2009-1268 CVE-2009-1269
    * Fri Apr 10 2009 Radek Vokal  1.0.7-1
    - upgrade to 1.0.7
    - Several security vulnerabilities have been fixed
     (Profinet, CPHAP and LDAP dissectors could crash)
    * Tue Feb 17 2009 Radek Vokal  1.0.6-1
    - add netdump2 support
    - fix SELinux issues, remove pie patch
    - upgrade to 1.0.6
    * Sun Feb 15 2009 Steve Dickson  - 1.0.5-2
    - NFSv4.1: Add support for backchannel decoding
    * Mon Dec 15 2008 Radek Vokal  1.0.5-1
    - upgrade to 1.0.5
    * Thu Nov 13 2008 Radek Vokál  1.0.4-1
    - upgrade to 1.0.4
    - varios minor security flaws were fixed
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #512953 - CVE-2009-2559 Wireshark-1.2.0: DoS (crash) due array index error in IPMI dissector
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512953
      [ 2 ] Bug #513008 - CVE-2009-2560 Wireshark: Null-ptr dereference in the RADIUS dissector
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513008
      [ 3 ] Bug #513033 - CVE-2009-2561 Wireshark: Dos (excessive CPU and memory use) via large amount of tree items in the sFlow dissector
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513033
      [ 4 ] Bug #512987 - CVE-2009-2562 Wireshark: Integer overflow in the AFS dissector
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512987
      [ 5 ] Bug #512992 - CVE-2009-2563 Wireshark: Null-ptr dereference in the InfiniBand dissector
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512992
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update wireshark' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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