Wireshark 1.4.5 Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark, version 1.4.5, is affected by a
denial of service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this
vulnerability by crafting a malicious TCP packet and sending it on a
network segment that Wireshark is monitoring, causing the application
to crash.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.4.6 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 55411 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48389

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1956

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