Wireshark / Ethereal 0.9.6 to 1.2.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

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

- The GSM A RR dissector could crash. (Bug 3893)

- The OpcUa dissector could use excessive CPU and memory.
(Bug 3986)

- The TLS dissector could crash on some platforms.
(Bug 4008)

- Wireshark could crash while reading an 'ERF' file.
(Bug 3849)

These vulnerabilities could result in a denial of service. A remote
attacker could exploit these issues by tricking a user into opening a
maliciously crafted capture file. Additionally, if Wireshark is
running in promiscuous mode, one of these issues could be exploited
remotely (from the same network segment).

See also :

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3893
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3986
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=4008
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-06.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.2.2 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 40999 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36408
36591

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3241
CVE-2009-3242
CVE-2009-3243

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