Wireshark < 1.2.15 / 1.4.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark is 1.0.x or 1.2.x less than 1.2.15
or 1.4.x less than 1.4.4. Such versions are affected by the following
vulnerabilities :

- The BER dissector may loop indefinitely. (Bug #1516)

- A crash can occur in the NTLMSSP dissector. (Bug #5157)

- An error exists in the processing of pcap-ng files
that causes the application to free an uninitialized
pointer. (Bug #5652)

- An error exists in the processing of packets having
large length in a pcap-ng file. This can result in
application crashes. (Bug #5661)

- A stack overflow vulnerability exists in the LDAP and
SMB dissectors. (Bug #5717)

- An error exists in the processing of malformed 6LoWPAN
packets. This affects only 32-bit platforms and can
result in application crashes. (Bug #5722)

- An error exists in the processing of large LDAP filter
strings that cause the application to consume excessive
amounts of memory. (Bug #5732)

See also :

http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=35953
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5652
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5661
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5717
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5722
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5732
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-03.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-04.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.15.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.4.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.2.15 / 1.4.4 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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