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
updates.

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
packet.

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-03.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c73c24b0

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38967 (freebsd_pkg_a2d4a3304d5411de88110030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1829

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