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AUSCERT Security Bulletin
New version of wireshark fix execute arbitrary code vulnerabilities
11 June 2010
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Member content until: Sunday, July 11 2010
Wireshark version 1.2.9 has been released to resolve execute
arbitrary code vulnerabilities.
The vendor has provided the following information regarding the
"* The SMB dissector could dereference a NULL pointer. (Bug 4734)
Versions affected: 0.99.6 to 1.0.13, 1.2.0 to 1.2.8
* J. Oquendo discovered that the ASN.1 BER dissector could
overrun the stack.
Versions affected: 0.10.13 to 1.0.13, 1.2.0 to 1.2.8
* The SMB PIPE dissector could dereference a NULL pointer on some
Versions affected: 0.8.20 to 1.0.13, 1.2.0 to 1.2.8
* The SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine could go into
an infinite loop. (Bug 4826)
Versions affected: 0.10.7 to 1.0.13, 1.2.0 to 1.2.8
* The SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine could overrun
a buffer. (Bug 4837)
Versions affected: 0.10.8 to 1.0.13, 1.2.0 to 1.2.8" 
The vendor has provided version 1.2.9 for download from their site.
Other vendors which package wireshark are expected to update shortly.
 Multiple vulnerabilities in Wireshark version 1.2.0 to 1.2.8
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