Monday, July 12, 2021

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202107-21

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 202107-21
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: July 09, 2021
Bugs: #767907, #775323, #784899, #793968
ID: 202107-21

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Wireshark, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
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Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer formerly known as ethereal.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-analyzer/wireshark < 3.4.6 >= 3.4.6

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/wireshark-3.4.6"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-22173
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-22173
[ 2 ] CVE-2021-22174
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-22174
[ 3 ] CVE-2021-22191
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-22191
[ 4 ] CVE-2021-22207
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-22207
[ 5 ] CVE-2021-22222
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-22222

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202107-21

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

 

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