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ASB-2012.0052 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] Wireshark: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction

Date: 10 April 2012

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2012.0052
                     Wireshark 1.6.7 is now available
                               10 April 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
        ---------------------------------

Product:              Wireshark
Operating System:     UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                      Windows
Impact/Access:        Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
Member content until: Thursday, May 10 2012

OVERVIEW

        Multiple vulnerabilities have been patched in Wireshark 1.6.7.


IMPACT

        The vendor has provided the following information:
        
        	"o Wireshark could crash while reading SSL decryption keys on
               	64-bit Windows.
        
             	o Malformed Packets H263-1996 (RFC2190). (Bug 6996)
        
        	o Wireshark could crash while trying to open an rpcap: URL. (Bug
               	6922)" [1]


MITIGATION

        Users should update to the latest version of Wireshark. [2]


REFERENCES

        [1] Wireshark-announce: [Wireshark-announce] Wireshark 1.6.7 is now
            available
            http://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-announce/201204/msg00000.html

        [2] Get Wireshark
            http://www.wireshark.org/download.html

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follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is
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takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or
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The University of Queensland
Brisbane
Qld 4072

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