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Fedora Core 5 2006-1141: wireshark

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the wireshark package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-1141 (wireshark).

Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering
library, contains command-line utilities, contains tests and
documentation for wireshark. A graphical user interface is packaged
separately to GTK+ package.

Update information :

* Wed Nov 1 2006 Radek Vok├┬íl 0.99.4-1.fc5
- upgrade to 0.99.4, fixes multiple security issues
- use dist tag
- CVE-2006-5468 - The HTTP dissector could dereference a null pointer.
- CVE-2006-5469 - The WBXML dissector could crash.
- CVE-2006-5470 - The LDAP dissector (and possibly others) could crash.
- CVE-2006-4805 - Basic DoS, The XOT dissector could attempt to allocate a larg
e amount of memory and crash.
- CVE-2006-4574 - Single byte \0 overflow written onto the heap

Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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