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ELSA-2011-0370 Moderate: Oracle Linux wireshark security update

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ELSA-2011-0370 Moderate: Oracle Linux wireshark security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.14, 1.4.0 through 1.4.3, and 1.5.0 frees an uninitialized pointer during processing of a .pcap file in the pcap-ng format, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed file.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-wireshark
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-wireshark-gnome

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