Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3811-1 wireshark -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Mar 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-5596, CVE-2017-5597, CVE-2017-6014, CVE-2017-6467, CVE-2017-6468, CVE-2017-6469, CVE-2017-6470, CVE-2017-6471, CVE-2017-6472, CVE-2017-6473, CVE-2017-6474.
- More information:
It was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors for ASTERIX, DHCPv6, NetScaler, LDSS, IAX2, WSP, K12 and STANAG 4607, that could lead to various crashes, denial-of-service or execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u11.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.5+g440fd4d-2.
We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.