Wireshark < 1.2.12 / 1.4.1 ASN.1 BER Dissector Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is vulnerable to
a denial of service attack.

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark is 1.2.x less than 1.2.12 or 1.4.x
less than 1.4.1. Such versions are affected by a denial of service
vulnerability. The ASN.1 BER dissector contains a flaw that can allow
a stack overflow that in turn can cause the application to crash.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.2.12 / 1.4.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 49978 ()

Bugtraq ID: 43197

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3445

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