GLSA-201706-12 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-12
(Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
network packet using Wireshark, possibly resulting a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-12

Solution :

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-2.2.6'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100655 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6014
CVE-2017-7700
CVE-2017-7701
CVE-2017-7702
CVE-2017-7703
CVE-2017-7704
CVE-2017-7705

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