Wireshark Gets Security Updates
Versions 1.2.14 and 1.4.3 were recently released.
"According to the developers, the security updates address a high-risk vulnerability (CVE-2010-4538) that could allow a remote attacker to initiate a denial of service (DoS) attack or possibly execute arbitrary code on a victim's system," The H Security reports.
"All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest versions," the article states. "Alternatively, users that are unable to upgrade to the latest releases can disable the affected dissectors by selecting 'Analyze,' then 'Enabled Protocols' from the menu and un-checking 'ENTTEC' and 'MAC-LTE.'"
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