This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-02
(Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets on a network
being monitored by Wireshark, entice a user to open a malformed packet
trace file using Wireshark, or deploy a specially crafted Lua script for
use by Wireshark, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code,
or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.4.9'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56426 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2283