Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1388-1 wireshark -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 May 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-9258, CVE-2018-9260, CVE-2018-9261, CVE-2018-9263, CVE-2018-9268, CVE-2018-9269, CVE-2018-9270, CVE-2018-11358, CVE-2018-11362.
More information:

Several issues that could result in a crash within different dissectors have been fixed. Other issues are related to memory leaks or heap-based buffer overflows.

All issue could be caused by special crafted and malformed packets.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

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