Advisory Published

DSA-5559: DSA-5559-1 wireshark -- security update

First published: Sun Nov 19 2023(Updated: )

A vulnerability was discovered in the SSH dissector of Wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID for this Wireshark security update?

    The vulnerability ID for this security update is DSA-5559.

  • What is the affected software for this vulnerability?

    The affected software for this vulnerability is Wireshark on Debian.

  • What is the risk associated with this vulnerability?

    The risk associated with this vulnerability is denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

  • How can I fix this vulnerability?

    To fix this vulnerability, update your Wireshark installation to the latest version.

  • Where can I find more information about this vulnerability?

    You can find more information about this vulnerability in the Debian Security Tracker.


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