Fedora 15 : wireshark-1.4.11-1.fc15 (2012-0440)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-01
Laurent Butti discovered that Wireshark failed to properly record
sizes for many packet capture file formats.

wnpa-sec-2012-02 Wireshark could dereference a NULL pointer and crash

wnpa-sec-2012-03 The RLC dissector could overflow a buffer

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=773726
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773728
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773729
http://www.nessus.org/u?c31d36fb

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57670 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51368

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0041
CVE-2012-0042
CVE-2012-0043

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