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Vulnerability of Wireshark: four denials of service via the protocol dissectors

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fault in some dissectors, in order to trigger a denial of service or mask illicit network traffic.
Vulnerable software: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, Solaris, Wireshark.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 4.
Creation date: 01/08/2014.
Revision date: 01/08/2014.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2014-AVI-338, CVE-2014-5161, CVE-2014-5162, CVE-2014-5163, CVE-2014-5164, CVE-2014-5165, DSA-3002-1, FEDORA-2014-9112, MDVSA-2014:159, openSUSE-SU-2014:1038-1, openSUSE-SU-2014:1249-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-15115, wnpa-sec-2014-08, wnpa-sec-2014-09, wnpa-sec-2014-10, wnpa-sec-2014-11.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Wireshark program captures and displays network packets. Protocols are decoded by dissectors.

Four vulnerabilities were announced in Wireshark.

An attacker can trigger a fault in the Catapult DCT2000 and IrDA dissectors of Wireshark, in order to trigger a denial of service or mask illicit network traffic. [severity:2/4; CVE-2014-5161, CVE-2014-5162, wnpa-sec-2014-08]

An attacker can trigger a fault in the GTP and GSM Management dissector of Wireshark, in order to trigger a denial of service or mask illicit network traffic. [severity:2/4; CVE-2014-5163, wnpa-sec-2014-09]

An attacker can trigger a fault in the RLC dissector of Wireshark, in order to trigger a denial of service or mask illicit network traffic. [severity:2/4; CVE-2014-5164, wnpa-sec-2014-10]

An attacker can trigger a fault in the ASN.1/BER decoder of Wireshark, in order to trigger a denial of service or mask illicit network traffic. [severity:2/4; CVE-2014-5165, wnpa-sec-2014-11]
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This vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE, Solaris, Wireshark.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of LAN.

This bulletin is about 4 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Wireshark: version 1.10.9.
The version 1.10.9 is fixed.

Debian: new wireshark packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: Wireshark 1.8.2-5wheezy11

Fedora: new wireshark packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 20: wireshark 1.10.9-1.fc20

Mandriva: new wireshark packages.
New packages are available:
  Mandriva BS1: wireshark 1.10.9-1.mbs1

openSUSE: new wireshark packages (20/08/2014).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 13.1: wireshark 1.10.9-20.1

openSUSE: new wireshark packages (29/09/2014).
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 12.3: wireshark 1.10.10-1.44.1
  openSUSE 13.1: wireshark 1.10.10-24.1

Solaris 11: version 11.2.2.5.0.
The version 11.2.2.5.0 is fixed:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1925904.1
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