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RHSA-2007:0066: wireshark security update

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RHSA-2007:0066: wireshark security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/02/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2007
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now available. Wireshark was previously known as Ethereal. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Several denial of service bugs were found in Wireshark's LLT, IEEE 802.11, http, and tcp protocol dissectors. It was possible for Wireshark to crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2007-0456, CVE-2007-0457, CVE-2007-0458, CVE-2007-0459) Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages containing Wireshark version 0.99.5, which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-wireshark
  • redhat-upgrade-wireshark-gnome

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