ALAS-2013-251


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2013-251
Advisory Release Date: 2013-12-02 20:29 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2014-09-16 22:04 Pacific
Severity: Medium

Issue Overview:

Two flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2013-3559, CVE-2013-4083)

Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2012-2392, CVE-2012-3825, CVE-2012-4285, CVE-2012-4288, CVE-2012-4289, CVE-2012-4290, CVE-2012-4291, CVE-2012-4292, CVE-2012-5595, CVE-2012-5597, CVE-2012-5598, CVE-2012-5599, CVE-2012-5600, CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2012-6059, CVE-2012-6060, CVE-2012-6061, CVE-2012-6062, CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-3561, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4927, CVE-2013-4931, CVE-2013-4932, CVE-2013-4933, CVE-2013-4934, CVE-2013-4935, CVE-2013-4936, CVE-2013-5721)


Affected Packages:

wireshark


Issue Correction:
Run yum update wireshark to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    wireshark-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.i686
    wireshark-debuginfo-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.i686
    wireshark-devel-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.i686

src:
    wireshark-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    wireshark-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.x86_64
    wireshark-debuginfo-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.x86_64
    wireshark-devel-1.8.10-4.12.amzn1.x86_64