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Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:56:01 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
Subject: Wireshark 1.2.16 / 1.4.5


I noticed that new wireshark versions 1.2.16/1.4.5 were released on
14th/15th April 2011 and some of issues fixed appear to have security impact

1. Use of un-initialised variables:
Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.15 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.4

2. Buffer overflow in DECT dissector
The advisory does not list the bug number or the relevant patch.

3. Crash in NFS dissector
Versions affected: 1.4.0 to 1.4.4.
This affects Windows only.

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team

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