Wireshark / Ethereal 0.99.6 to 1.0.5 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is susceptible to multiple
denial of service attacks.

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark or Ethereal is affected by multiple
denial of service issues :

- Wireshark could crash while reading a malformed NetScreen
snoop file. (Bug 3151)

- Wireshark could crash while reading a Tektronix K12
text capture file. (Bug 1937)

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark 1.0.6 or later.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 35629 ()

Bugtraq ID: 33690

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0599

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