Package : wireshark
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-3390 CVE-2007-3392 CVE-2007-3393
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wireshark
network traffic analyzer, which may lead to denial of service. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Off-by-one overflows were discovered in the iSeries dissector.
The MMS and SSL dissectors could be forced into an infinite loop.
An off-by-one overflow was discovered in the DHCP/BOOTP dissector.
The oldstable distribution (sarge) is not affected by these problems.
(In Sarge Wireshark used to be called Ethereal).
For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed
in version 0.99.4-5.etch.0. Packages for the big endian MIPS architecture
are not yet available. They will be provided later.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your Wireshark packages.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch