Wireshark is a program for monitoring network traffic. Wireshark was previously known as Ethereal.
An array index error, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow, was found in the Wireshark ENTTEC dissector. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-4538 to this issue.
More information about these vulnerabilities can be found in the security advisory issued by Red Hat:
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya Aura™ Application Enablement Services||5.2.x, 6.1||Low||Upgrade to AES 6.1 SP1 or later.|
|Avaya Aura™ Communication Manager||5.x, 6.0.x||Low||For CM 5.2 and earlier, upgrade to CM 5.2.1 and install Security Service
Pack (SSP) 2 or later SSP.
For CM 5.2.1, install SSP2 or later SSP.
For CM 6.0.x, upgrade to CM 6.2 or later.
|Avaya Messaging Storage Server||5.2 through 5.2.8||Low||Upgrade to MSS 5.2.9 or later.|
|Avaya Aura™ Session Manager||5.x, 6.0.x, 6.1, 6.1 SP1||Low||Upgrade to SM 6.1 SP2 or later.|
|Avaya Aura™ SIP Enablement Services||4.0.x through 5.2.x||Low||See recommended actions below. This advisory will not be addressed as no further releases are planned.|
|Avaya Aura™ System Manager||5.2.x, 6.0.x, 6.1.x||Low||Upgrade to SMGR 6.2 or later.|
|Avaya Aura™ System Platform||1.1, 6.0.x||Low||Upgrade to SP 6.2 or later.|
Recommended Actions for System Products:
Avaya strongly recommends that customers follow networking and security best practices by implementing firewalls, ACLs, physical security or other appropriate access restrictions. Though Avaya believes such restrictions should always be in place, risk to Avaya products and the surrounding network from this potential vulnerability may be mitigated by ensuring these practices are implemented until such time as an Avaya provided product update or the recommended Avaya action is applied. Further restrictions as deemed necessary based on the customer's security policies may be required during this interim period, but customers should not modify the System Product operating system or application unless the change is approved by Avaya. Making changes that are not approved may void the Avaya product service contract.
When determining risk, Avaya takes into account many factors as outlined by Avaya's Security Vulnerability Classification Policy. The following table describes factors that mitigate the risk of specific vulnerabilities for affected Avaya products:
||This is a Low as no critical system processes or applications would be affected.|
Avaya software-only products operate on general-purpose operating systems. Occasionally vulnerabilities may be discovered in the underlying operating system or applications that come with the operating system. These vulnerabilities often do not impact the software-only product directly but may threaten the integrity of the underlying platform.
In the case of this advisory Avaya software-only products are not affected by the vulnerability directly but the underlying Linux platform may be. Customers should determine on which Linux operating system the product was installed and then follow that vendor's guidance.
|Avaya Aura™ Application Enablement Services 4.x/5.x||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the AES application.|
|CVLAN||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the CVLAN application.|
|Avaya Integrated Management Suite (IMS)||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the IMS application.|
|Avaya Aura™ Presence Services||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the PS application.|
|Avaya Aura™ System Manager 1.0||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the SMGR application.|
|Voice Portal||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the Voice Portal application.|
Recommended Actions for Software-Only Products:
In the event that the affected package is installed, Avaya recommends that customers follow recommended actions supplied by Red Hat regarding their Enterprise Linux.
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
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V 1.0 - February 17, 2011 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - December 20, 2011 - Updated AES, CM and SM affected versions and actions.
V 3.0 - April 5, 2012 - Updated CM, MSS, SMGR and SP affected versions and actions, and advisory status to final.
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