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Debian: Security update for Wireshark

The Microsoft Vulnerability Research group discovered that insecure load path handling could lead to execution of arbitrary Lua script code. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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  Debian Security Advisory DSA-2324-1                   security@debian.org
  http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
  October 20, 2011                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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  Package        : wireshark
  Vulnerability  : programming error
  Problem type   : remote
  Debian-specific: no
  CVE ID         : CVE-2011-3360 

  The Microsoft Vulnerability Research group discovered that insecure
  load path handling could lead to execution of arbitrary Lua script code.

  For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
  version 1.0.2-3+lenny15. This build will be released shortly.

  For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
  version 1.2.11-6+squeeze4.

  For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
  version 1.6.2-1.

  We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

  Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
  these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
  found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

  Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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