Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2871-1 wireshark -- several vulnerabilities

Date Reported:
10 Mar 2014
Affected Packages:
wireshark
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-2281, CVE-2014-2283, CVE-2014-2299.
More information:

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Wireshark:

  • CVE-2014-2281

    Moshe Kaplan discovered that the NFS dissector could be crashed, resulting in denial of service.

  • CVE-2014-2283

    It was discovered that the RLC dissector could be crashed, resulting in denial of service.

  • CVE-2014-2299

    Wesley Neelen discovered a buffer overflow in the MPEG file parser, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.11-6+squeeze14.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.2-5wheezy10.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.10.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.