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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-0435 (wireshark)

From:  updates@fedoraproject.org
To:  package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org
Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: wireshark-1.6.5-1.fc16
Date:  Sun, 22 Jan 2012 22:52:56 +0000
Message-ID:  <20120122225256.4675F20B8C@bastion01.phx2.fedoraproject.org>
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-0435 2012-01-14 03:35:26 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : wireshark Product : Fedora 16 Version : 1.6.5 Release : 1.fc16 URL : http://www.wireshark.org/ Summary : Network traffic analyzer Description : Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems. This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and documentation for wireshark. A graphical user interface is packaged separately to GTK+ package. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-01 Laurent Butti discovered that Wireshark failed to properly record sizes for many packet capture file formats. wnpa-sec-2012-02 Wireshark could dereference a NULL pointer and crash wnpa-sec-2012-03 The RLC dissector could overflow a buffer -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Wed Jan 11 2012 Jan Safranek <jsafrane@redhat.com> - 1.6.5-1 - upgrade to 1.6.5 - see http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.5.html * Fri Dec 2 2011 Jan Safranek <jsafrane@redhat.com> - 1.6.4-1 - upgrade to 1.6.4 - see http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.4.html - build with c-ares and libpcap (#759305) - fixed display of error message boxes on startup in gnome3 (#752559) * Mon Nov 14 2011 Jan Safranek <jsafrane@redhat.com> - 1.6.3-2 - added dependency on shadow-utils (#753293) - removed usermode support * Wed Nov 2 2011 Jan Safranek <jsafrane@redhat.com> - 1.6.3-1 - upgrade to 1.6.3 - see http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.3.html -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #773726 - CVE-2012-0041 wireshark: multiple file parser vulnerabilities (wnpa-sec-2012-01) https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773726 [ 2 ] Bug #773728 - CVE-2012-0042 wireshark: NULL pointer vulnerabilities (wnpa-sec-2012-02) https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773728 [ 3 ] Bug #773729 - CVE-2012-0043 wireshark: RLC dissector buffer overflow (wnpa-sec-2012-03) https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773729 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update wireshark' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/. All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at https://fedoraproject.org/keys -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/package-...


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