[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: wireshark-1.0.6-1.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-02-19 00:18:12

Name        : wireshark
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.0.6
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.wireshark.org/
Summary     : Network traffic analyzer
Description :
Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer for Unix-ish operating systems.

This package lays base for libpcap, a packet capture and filtering
library, contains command-line utilities, contains plugins and
documentation for wireshark. A graphical user interface is packaged
separately to GTK+ package.

Update Information:

Minor security issues are fixed in new version of wireshark. Security-related
bugs in the Tektronix K12 and NetScreen file formats have been fixed.

* Tue Feb 17 2009 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com> 1.0.6-1
- upgrade to 1.0.6
* Mon Dec 15 2008 Radek Vokal <rvokal at redhat.com> 1.0.5-1
- upgrade to 1.0.5
* Wed Sep 10 2008 Radek Vokál <rvokal at redhat.com> 1.0.3-1
- upgrade to 1.0.3
- Security-related bugs in the NCP dissector, zlib compression code, and Tektronix .rf5 file parser have been fixed. 
- WPA group key decryption is now supported. 
- A bug that could cause packets to be wrongly dissected as "Redback Lawful Intercept" has been fixed.
* Fri Jul 11 2008 Radek Vokál <rvokal at redhat.com> 1.0.2-1
- upgrade to 1.0.2, several security vulnarabilities fixed
* Sun Jun 29 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 1.0.0-3
- add sparc arches to -fPIE

  [ 1 ] Bug #485888 - CVE-2009-0599 wireshark: denial of service (application crash) via a malformed NetScreen snoop file.
  [ 2 ] Bug #485889 - CVE-2009-0600 wireshark: denial of service (application crash) via a crafted Tektronix K12 text capture file

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update wireshark' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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