Fedora 15 : wireshark-1.4.8-1.fc15 (2011-9638)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Wireshark 1.4.8 fixes the following vulnerabilities :

The Lucent/Ascend file parser was susceptible to an infinite loop.
CVE-2011-2597. The ANSI MAP dissector was susceptible to an infinite
loop. CVE-2011-2698.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=719753
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=723215
http://www.nessus.org/u?83c115a2

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark package.

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: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55807 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48506
49071

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2597
CVE-2011-2698

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