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RHSA-2015:1460: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2015:1460: wireshark security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/07/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/07/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Wireshark, previously known as Ethereal, is a network protocol analyzer,which is used to capture and browse the traffic running on a computernetwork.Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark couldcrash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, oropened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2014-8714, CVE-2014-8712, CVE-2014-8713,CVE-2014-8711, CVE-2014-8710, CVE-2015-0562, CVE-2015-0564, CVE-2015-2189,CVE-2015-2191)This update also fixes the following bugs:In addition, this update adds the following enhancements:All wireshark users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to correct these issues and add theseenhancements. All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for theupdate to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-wireshark
  • redhat-upgrade-wireshark-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-wireshark-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-wireshark-gnome

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