LANDesk Patch News Bulletin: Wireshark Version 1.4.5 is Available for Download 18-APR-2011

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    • (April 18, 2011) Wireshark has released v1.4.5. The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. See the security advisory for details and a workaround.


    The NFS dissector could crash on Windows. (Bug 5209)


    Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.4.


    The X.509if dissector could crash. (Bug 5754, Bug 5793)


    Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.15 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.4.


    Paul Makowski from SEI/CERT discovered that the DECT dissector could overflow a buffer. He verified that this could allow remote code execution on many platforms.


    Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.4.


    The following bugs have been fixed:


    Cygwin make fails after updating to bash v


    Export HTTP > All - System Appears Hung (but isn't). (Bug 1671)


    Some HTTP responses don't decode with TCP reassembly on. (Bug 3785)


    Wireshark crashes when cancelling a large sort operation. (Bug 5189)


    Wireshark crashes if SSL preferences RSA key is actually a DSA key. (Bug 5662)


    tshark incorrectly calculates TCP stream for some syn packets. (Bug 5743)


    Wireshark not able to decode the PPP frame in a sflow (RFC3176) flow sample packet because Wireshark incorrectly read the protocol in PPP frame header. (Bug 5746)


    Mysql protocol dissector: all fields should be little endian. (Bug 5759)


    Error when opening snoop from Juniper SSG-140. (Bug 5762)


    svnversion: command not found. (Bug 5798)


    capinfos: #ifdef HAVE_LIBGCRYPT block includes a line too many. (Bug 5803)


    Value of TCP segment data cannot be copied. (Bug 5811)


    proto_field_is_referenced() is not exported in libwireshark.dll. (Bug 5816)


    Wireshark ver. 1.4.4 not displayed "Granted QoS" field in a A11 packet. (Bug 5822)





    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – WIRESHARKv1.4.5


    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – WIRESHARKv1.4.4 (Added the replacement information.)



    New Patch Downloads

    • wireshark-win32-1.4.5.exe
    • wireshark-win64-1.4.5.exe


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