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<title>Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, allowing for
the remote execution of arbitrary code and a Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">wireshark</product>
<announced>August 16, 2007</announced>
<revised>August 16, 2007: 01</revised>
<package name="net-analyzer/wireshark" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.99.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.99.6</vulnerable>
Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer with a graphical front-end.
Wireshark doesn't properly handle chunked encoding in HTTP responses
(CVE-2007-3389), iSeries capture files (CVE-2007-3390), certain types
of DCP ETSI packets (CVE-2007-3391), and SSL or MMS packets
(CVE-2007-3392). An off-by-one error has been discovered in the
DHCP/BOOTP dissector when handling DHCP-over-DOCSIS packets
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets on a network
being monitored with Wireshark, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Wireshark which
might be the root user, or a Denial of Service.
In order to prevent root compromise, take network captures with tcpdump
and analyze them running Wireshark as a least privileged user.
All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-analyzer/wireshark-0.99.6&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-3389</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-3390</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-3391</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-3392</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-3393</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:55:17 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 25 Jul 2007 05:32:32 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 12 Aug 2007 20:22:11 +0000">