This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by
multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.
The installed version of Wireshark is 1.6.x before 1.6.6. This
version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- An error exists in the pcap and pcap-ng parsers that
can allow them to crash when reading 'ERF' data.
- An error exists in the IEEE 802.11 dissector that can
cause it to go into an infinite loop. (Issue 6809)
- An error exists in the 'ANSI A' dissector that can allow
it to crash after dereferencing a NULL pointer.
- An error exists in the 'MP2T' dissector that can allow
it to allocate too much memory thus resulting in
crashes. (Issue 6833)
See also :
Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.6 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : true