The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.
Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-26.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-27.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-28.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-29.html http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.3.html http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/a7706414-1be7-11e2-9aad-902b343deec9.html
The following packages are affected: wireshark wireshark-lite tshark tshark-lite CVE-2012-5237 The dissect_hsrp function in epan/dissectors/packet-hsrp.c in the HSRP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed packet. CVE-2012-5238 epan/dissectors/packet-ppp.c in the PPP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 uses incorrect OUI data structures during the decoding of (1) PPP and (2) LCP data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) via a malformed packet. CVE-2012-5240 Buffer overflow in the dissect_tlv function in epan/dissectors/packet-ldp.c in the LDP dissector in Wireshark 1.8.x before 1.8.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed packet.