Moderate CentOS wireshark Security Update


wireshark-1.0.15-7.el5_11.i386.rpm, wireshark-1.0.15-7.el5_11.src.rpm, wireshark-1.0.15-7.el5_11.x86_64.rpm, wireshark-gnome-1.0.15-7.el5_11.i386.rpm, wireshark-gnome-1.0.15-7.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2014-6421, CVE-2014-6422, CVE-2014-6423, CVE-2014-6425, CVE-2014-6428, CVE-2014-6429, CVE-2014-6430, CVE-2014-6431, CVE-2014-6432,
2017-07-27 19:07
CVE-2014-6422 wireshark
CVE-2014-6425 wireshark
CVE-2014-6428 wireshark
CVE-2014-6429 wireshark
CVE-2014-6421 wireshark
CVE-2014-6432 wireshark
CVE-2014-6431 wireshark
CVE-2014-6423 wireshark
CVE-2014-6430 wireshark
2017-04-01 19:08
2017-01-05 20:12


Updated wireshark packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Red Hat Product Security 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.

Multiple 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-2014-6429, CVE-2014-6430, CVE-2014-6431, CVE-2014-6432)

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-2014-6421, CVE-2014-6422, CVE-2014-6423,
CVE-2014-6425, CVE-2014-6428)

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.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 wireshark wireshark-1.0.15-7.el5_11.i386.rpm
wireshark wireshark-1.0.15-7.el5_11.src.rpm
wireshark wireshark-1.0.15-7.el5_11.x86_64.rpm
wireshark-gnome wireshark-gnome-1.0.15-7.el5_11.i386.rpm
wireshark-gnome wireshark-gnome-1.0.15-7.el5_11.x86_64.rpm