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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200708-12
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: August 16, 2007
      Bugs: #183520
        ID: 200708-12

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Synopsis
=======
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, allowing
for the remote execution of arbitrary code and a Denial of Service.

Background
=========
Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer with a graphical front-end.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                 /  Vulnerable  /               Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/wireshark      < 0.99.6                    >= 0.99.6

Description
==========
Wireshark doesn't properly handle chunked encoding in HTTP responses
(CVE-2007-3389), iSeries capture files (CVE-2007-3390), certain types
of DCP ETSI packets (CVE-2007-3391), and SSL or MMS packets
(CVE-2007-3392). An off-by-one error has been discovered in the
DHCP/BOOTP dissector when handling DHCP-over-DOCSIS packets
(CVE-2007-3393).

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets on a network
being monitored with Wireshark, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Wireshark which
might be the root user, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround
=========
In order to prevent root compromise, take network captures with tcpdump
and analyze them running Wireshark as a least privileged user.

Resolution
=========
All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-0.99.6"

References
=========
  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-3389
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3389
  [ 2 ] CVE-2007-3390
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3390
  [ 3 ] CVE-2007-3391
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3391
  [ 4 ] CVE-2007-3392
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3392
  [ 5 ] CVE-2007-3393
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3393

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200708-12

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-200708-12: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code and a Denial of Service.

Summary

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200708-12 https://security.gentoo.org/ Severity: Normal Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: August 16, 2007 Bugs: #183520 ID: 200708-12

Synopsis ======= Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code and a Denial of Service.
Background ========= Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer with a graphical front-end.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 net-analyzer/wireshark < 0.99.6 >= 0.99.6
========== Wireshark doesn't properly handle chunked encoding in HTTP responses (CVE-2007-3389), iSeries capture files (CVE-2007-3390), certain types of DCP ETSI packets (CVE-2007-3391), and SSL or MMS packets (CVE-2007-3392). An off-by-one error has been discovered in the DHCP/BOOTP dissector when handling DHCP-over-DOCSIS packets (CVE-2007-3393).
Impact ===== A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets on a network being monitored with Wireshark, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Wireshark which might be the root user, or a Denial of Service.
Workaround ========= In order to prevent root compromise, take network captures with tcpdump and analyze them running Wireshark as a least privileged user.
Resolution ========= All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-0.99.6"
References ========= [ 1 ] CVE-2007-3389 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3389 [ 2 ] CVE-2007-3390 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3390 [ 3 ] CVE-2007-3391 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3391 [ 4 ] CVE-2007-3392 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3392 [ 5 ] CVE-2007-3393 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3393
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200708-12
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

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