Wireshark / Ethereal Unsupported Version Detection

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host contains an unsupported version of Wireshark /
Ethereal.

Description :

According to its version, the installation of Wireshark / Ethereal on
the remote host is no longer supported.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product
will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain
security vulnerabilities.

See also :

https://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/LifeCycle

Solution :

Upgrade to a version of Wireshark that is currently supported.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 56710 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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