Debian Security Advisory
DLA-538-1 wireshark -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Jun 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5350, CVE-2016-5351, CVE-2016-5353, CVE-2016-5354, CVE-2016-5355, CVE-2016-5356, CVE-2016-5357, CVE-2016-5359.
- More information:
The following vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wheezy's Wireshark version:
The SPOOLS dissector could go into an infinite loop
The IEEE 802.11 dissector could crash
The UMTS FP dissector could crash
Some USB dissectors could crash
The Toshiba file parser could crash
The CoSine file parser could crash
The NetScreen file parser could crash
The WBXML dissector could go into an infinite loop
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS