Moderate CentOS wireshark Update

Metadata

critical
9.3
wireshark-1.8.10-7.el6_5.i686.rpm, wireshark-1.8.10-7.el6_5.src.rpm, wireshark-1.8.10-7.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, wireshark-devel-1.8.10-7.el6_5.i686.rpm, wireshark-devel-1.8.10-7.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, wireshark-gnome-1.8.10-7.el6_5.i686.rpm, wireshark-gnome-1.8.10-7.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2013-6336, CVE-2013-6337, CVE-2013-6338, CVE-2013-6339, CVE-2013-6340, CVE-2013-7112, CVE-2013-7114, CVE-2014-2281, CVE-2014-2283, CVE-2014-2299
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2014-03-31
2017-07-27 19:06
ALAS-2014-330
Moderate CentOS wireshark Update
CVE-2013-6337 wireshark
CVE-2013-6340 wireshark
CVE-2013-7112 wireshark
CVE-2014-2281 wireshark
CVE-2013-7114 wireshark
CVE-2013-6339 wireshark
CVE-2014-2283 wireshark
CVE-2014-2299 wireshark
CVE-2013-6338 wireshark
CVE-2013-6336 wireshark
CVE-2013-6337
CVE-2013-6338
CVE-2013-6340
CVE-2013-6336
CVE-2013-7114
CVE-2013-7112
CVE-2014-2283
CVE-2014-2281
CVE-2014-2299
CVE-2013-6339
2017-04-01 19:07
2017-01-05 20:11

Description


Updated wireshark packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer. It is used to capture and browse
the traffic running on a computer network.

Two flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off
a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2014-2281,
CVE-2014-2299)

Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could
crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or
opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2013-6336, CVE-2013-6337, CVE-2013-6338,
CVE-2013-6339, CVE-2013-6340, CVE-2014-2283, CVE-2013-7112, CVE-2013-7114)

All Wireshark users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running instances
of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 wireshark wireshark-1.8.10-7.el6_5.i686.rpm
wireshark wireshark-1.8.10-7.el6_5.src.rpm
wireshark wireshark-1.8.10-7.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
wireshark-devel wireshark-devel-1.8.10-7.el6_5.i686.rpm
wireshark-devel wireshark-devel-1.8.10-7.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
wireshark-gnome wireshark-gnome-1.8.10-7.el6_5.i686.rpm
wireshark-gnome wireshark-gnome-1.8.10-7.el6_5.x86_64.rpm