Fedora 9 : wireshark-1.0.2-1.fc9 (2008-6440)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Upgrade to upstream 1.0.2 that fixes several security vulnerabilities:
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454970
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454971
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454972
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454973
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454975
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454984
http://www.nessus.org/u?f73c181a

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33521 (fedora_2008-6440.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30020

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3137
CVE-2008-3138
CVE-2008-3139
CVE-2008-3140
CVE-2008-3141
CVE-2008-3145

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