Gentoo: GLSA-201409-01: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date01 Sep 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark which could allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201409-01
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: September 01, 2014
         Bugs: #519014
           ID: 201409-01
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark which could allow
    remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer formerly known as ethereal.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-analyzer/wireshark       < 1.10.9                  >= 1.10.9
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service condition via specially
    crafted packets.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.9"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2014-5161
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-5161
    [ 2 ] CVE-2014-5162
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-5162
    [ 3 ] CVE-2014-5163
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-5163
    [ 4 ] CVE-2014-5164
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-5164
    [ 5 ] CVE-2014-5165
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-5165
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201409-01.xml
    
    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
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
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    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
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