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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 6 2007-216: 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-2007-216 (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:

- multiple security issues fixed (#227140)
- CVE-2007-0459 - The TCP dissector could hang or crash
while reassembling HTTP packets
- CVE-2007-0459 - The HTTP dissector could crash.
- CVE-2007-0457 - On some systems, the IEEE 802.11 dissector
could crash.
- CVE-2007-0456 - On some systems, the LLT dissector could
crash.


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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