ALAS-2014-446


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2014-446
Advisory Release Date: 2014-11-11 10:34 Pacific
Severity: Medium

Issue Overview:

Multiple 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-2014-6429 , CVE-2014-6430 , CVE-2014-6431 , CVE-2014-6432 )

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-2014-6421 , CVE-2014-6422 , CVE-2014-6423 , CVE-2014-6424 , CVE-2014-6425 , CVE-2014-6426 , CVE-2014-6427 , CVE-2014-6428 )


Affected Packages:

wireshark


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

New Packages:
i686:
    wireshark-debuginfo-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.i686
    wireshark-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.i686
    wireshark-devel-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.i686

src:
    wireshark-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    wireshark-debuginfo-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.x86_64
    wireshark-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.x86_64
    wireshark-devel-1.8.10-8.14.amzn1.x86_64