FreeBSD : wireshark -- PCNFSD Dissector Denial of Service Vulnerability (a2d4a330-4d54-11de-8811-0030843d3802)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in Wireshark, which can be exploited
by malicious people to cause a DoS.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the PCNFSD dissector
and can be exploited to cause a crash via a specially crafted PCNFSD

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38967 (freebsd_pkg_a2d4a3304d5411de88110030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1829

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