Fedora 10 : wireshark-1.0.6-1.fc10 (2009-1798)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Few minor security issues were fixed in new version of wireshark.
Security- related bugs in the Tektronix K12 and NetScreen file formats
have been fixed.
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-01.html NFSv4.1: Add
support for backchannel decoding - Dynamically registers a callback
dissector based on the CREATE_SESSION args. - Supports the decoding of
CB_SEQUENCE, CB_RECALL, CB_LAYOUTRECALL operations

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-2009-01.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=485888
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=485889
http://www.nessus.org/u?8baebabd

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)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37388 (fedora_2009-1798.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0599
CVE-2009-0600

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