Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Several flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark if it
read a malformed packet off the network. (CVE-2007-6112,
CVE-2007-6114, CVE-2007-6115, CVE-2007-6117)

Several denial of service bugs were found in Wireshark. Wireshark
could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off the
network. (CVE-2007-3389, CVE-2007-3390, CVE-2007-3391, CVE-2007-3392,
CVE-2007-3392, CVE-2007-3393, CVE-2007-6111, CVE-2007-6113,
CVE-2007-6116, CVE-2007-6118, CVE-2007-6119, CVE-2007-6120,
CVE-2007-6121, CVE-2007-6438, CVE-2007-6439, CVE-2007-6441,
CVE-2007-6450, CVE-2007-6451)

As well, Wireshark switched from using net-snmp to libsmi, which is
included in this errata.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4226f5b3

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true