This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in Wireshark. If Wireshark
opened a specially-crafted capture file, it could crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark. (CVE-2011-0024)
Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark
could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a
network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2010-3445,
CVE-2011-0538, CVE-2011-1139, CVE-2011-1140, CVE-2011-1141,
All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to
See also :
Update the affected wireshark and / or wireshark-gnome packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true