Fedora 17 : wireshark-1.6.6-2.fc17 (2012-5214)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-04: The
ANSI A dissector could dereference a NULL pointer and crash. (Bug

wnpa-sec-2012-06: The pcap and pcap-ng file parsers could crash trying
to read ERF data. (Bug 6804)

wnpa-sec-2012-07: The MP2T dissector could try to allocate too much
memory and crash. (Bug 6833)

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected wireshark package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58710 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52735


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