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[Wireshark-announce] Wireshark 2.5.1 is now available

Published: 2018-03-16
Last Updated: 2018-03-16 07:29:43 UTC
by Basil Alawi S.Taher (Version: 1)
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Wireshark-announce: [Wireshark-announce] Wireshark 2.5.1 is now available

This is a semi-experimental release intended to test new features  for Wireshark 2.6.

 What’s New

 Wireshark 2.6 is the last release that will support the legacy   (GTK+) user interface. It will not be supported or available in   Wireshark 3.0.

   New and Updated Features :

   The following features are new (or have been significantly updated) since version 2.5.0:

     • HTTP Referer statistics are now supported.

     • Wireshark now supports MaxMind DB files. Support for GeoIP and GeoLite Legacy databases has been removed.

     • The Windows packages are now built using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017.

     • The IP map feature (the “Map” button in the “Endpoints” dialog) has been removed.

For more information please refer to:

https://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-announce/201803/msg00000.html

 

 

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VMWARE Security Advisory: VMSA-2018-0008

Published: 2018-03-16
Last Updated: 2018-03-16 07:29:20 UTC
by Basil Alawi S.Taher (Version: 1)
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VMware has released the following new security advisory:

1. Summary

Workstation and Fusion updates address a denial-of-service vulnerability

2. Relevant Products

  • VMware Workstation Pro / Player (Workstation)
  • VMware Fusion Pro / Fusion (Fusion)

3. Problem Description

Denial-of-service vulnerability through VNC
 

VMware Workstation and Fusion contain a denial-of-service vulnerability which can be triggered by opening a large number of VNC sessions.

Note: In order for exploitation to be possible on Workstation and Fusion, VNC must be manually enabled.

VMware would like to thank Lilith Wyatt of Cisco Talos for reporting this issue to us.

 

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the identifier CVE-2018-6957 to this issue.

 

For further information please refer to:

https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0008.html

 

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