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Security Advisory Moderate: wireshark security update

Advisory: RHSA-2006:0726-6
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2006-11-09
Last updated on: 2006-11-09
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2006-4574
CVE-2006-4805
CVE-2006-5468
CVE-2006-5469
CVE-2006-5740

Details

New Wireshark packages that fix various security vulnerabilities are now
available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic.

Several flaws were found in Wireshark's HTTP, WBXML, LDAP, and XOT protocol
dissectors. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed
packet off the network. (CVE-2006-4805, CVE-2006-5468, CVE-2006-5469,
CVE-2006-5740)

A single NULL byte heap based buffer overflow was found in Wireshark's MIME
Multipart dissector. Wireshark could crash or possibly execute arbitrary
arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2006-4574)

Users of Wireshark should upgrade to these updated packages containing
Wireshark version 0.99.4, which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 4d59c60c99a374f67ffcb7392783549a
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: f71c6c6b2c855f5576e907aeef50191e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 6861386ad3bbd70399012c74d7509e71
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 7bed2f6949e0764ecbd1363a69383b09
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 41685c568cb33f8a98648ca637a2d7a4
 
Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: b1a38e3fa8fd9c7c48a0656379ab7d8f
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: c928c01ee33bc8bb911a7b0cae309211
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 129275da7e12c989135c107493bfd1b6
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: f6e29f056b7b6ec894ffa15f1e3c28a9
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 775d4bd277c4a86edf54c7b87c15f167
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 0044a0fccca9671b0733bacd5953e56b
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: b74bd883b6fa0bd1c1aaa87fefb94f23
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 4240d003577952c65242b04388b664e6
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 0b569ad061f9815fdb7a52959701852e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: f33a6afaf448d5be1a91da35a2699b41
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 4d59c60c99a374f67ffcb7392783549a
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: f71c6c6b2c855f5576e907aeef50191e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 6861386ad3bbd70399012c74d7509e71
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 03e212be1a5dc7434628fa234c31bfc6
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 5744bab221aeb6f132e1038c6690347a
 
PPC:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: f20fd0fe2fd6aa43d504a7c237b6ee17
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 5c901cb605c1ce1868af805df479217f
 
s390:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 01b7661dfef18533ba69210e66dc0b73
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 918a15ce4e05fe2be3556ed1e62c7d05
 
s390x:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 8c93a7af1347075dbb663fcd26e2741d
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: f44b0ee5d41d4ecd0622210fcf0ef6f4
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 7bed2f6949e0764ecbd1363a69383b09
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 41685c568cb33f8a98648ca637a2d7a4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: b1a38e3fa8fd9c7c48a0656379ab7d8f
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: c928c01ee33bc8bb911a7b0cae309211
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 129275da7e12c989135c107493bfd1b6
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 13015d70892b94b5c1ef57ad6c3d2a3e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 9d3e24a1f93e3439817eae3403293ed6
 
PPC:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: b9b57ad476bf11236cc17db38c80011a
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 5c8e0feb48e0b59a7ee7db132f2d0d0d
 
s390:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 2ee68666a5c43132ba15d72d6edcd40f
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: a0fe55b1d72438d52249191450eb833c
 
s390x:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 807c2940f8091242fe13e6278ec7b4b2
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 005596f5c35bcef053c923be315a0610
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: f6e29f056b7b6ec894ffa15f1e3c28a9
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 775d4bd277c4a86edf54c7b87c15f167
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 0044a0fccca9671b0733bacd5953e56b
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: b74bd883b6fa0bd1c1aaa87fefb94f23
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 4240d003577952c65242b04388b664e6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 4d59c60c99a374f67ffcb7392783549a
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: f71c6c6b2c855f5576e907aeef50191e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 6861386ad3bbd70399012c74d7509e71
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 03e212be1a5dc7434628fa234c31bfc6
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 5744bab221aeb6f132e1038c6690347a
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 7bed2f6949e0764ecbd1363a69383b09
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 41685c568cb33f8a98648ca637a2d7a4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: b1a38e3fa8fd9c7c48a0656379ab7d8f
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: c928c01ee33bc8bb911a7b0cae309211
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 129275da7e12c989135c107493bfd1b6
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 13015d70892b94b5c1ef57ad6c3d2a3e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 9d3e24a1f93e3439817eae3403293ed6
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: f6e29f056b7b6ec894ffa15f1e3c28a9
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 775d4bd277c4a86edf54c7b87c15f167
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 2.1)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 0044a0fccca9671b0733bacd5953e56b
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: b74bd883b6fa0bd1c1aaa87fefb94f23
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-AS21.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 4240d003577952c65242b04388b664e6
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 3)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 4d59c60c99a374f67ffcb7392783549a
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: f71c6c6b2c855f5576e907aeef50191e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 6861386ad3bbd70399012c74d7509e71
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 03e212be1a5dc7434628fa234c31bfc6
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 5744bab221aeb6f132e1038c6690347a
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 7bed2f6949e0764ecbd1363a69383b09
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL3.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2010:0625
    MD5: 41685c568cb33f8a98648ca637a2d7a4
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: b1a38e3fa8fd9c7c48a0656379ab7d8f
 
IA-32:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: c928c01ee33bc8bb911a7b0cae309211
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 129275da7e12c989135c107493bfd1b6
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 13015d70892b94b5c1ef57ad6c3d2a3e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 9d3e24a1f93e3439817eae3403293ed6
 
x86_64:
wireshark-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: f6e29f056b7b6ec894ffa15f1e3c28a9
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-EL4.1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0370
    MD5: 775d4bd277c4a86edf54c7b87c15f167
 
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor

SRPMS:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 0044a0fccca9671b0733bacd5953e56b
 
IA-64:
wireshark-0.99.4-AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: 0b569ad061f9815fdb7a52959701852e
wireshark-gnome-0.99.4-AS21.1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2007:0066
    MD5: f33a6afaf448d5be1a91da35a2699b41
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

211993 - CVE-2006-4574 Multiple Wireshark issues (CVE-2006-4805, CVE-2006-5468, CVE-2006-5469, CVE-2006-5740)


References



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