Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4315-1 wireshark -- security update

Date Reported:
12 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-16056, CVE-2018-16057, CVE-2018-16058.
More information:

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, a network protocol analyzer which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.3-1~deb9u1. This update upgrades Wireshark to the 2.6.x release branch, future security upgrades will be based on this series.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

For the detailed security status of wireshark please refer to its security tracker page at: