Fedora 16 : wireshark-1.6.8-1.fc16 (2012-10175)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to latest upstream release, fixing few security bugs.

CVE-2012-2392: Infinite and large loops in ANSI MAP, ASF, IEEE 802.11,
IEEE 802.3, and LTP dissectors.

CVE-2012-2393: Memory allocation flaw in the DIAMETER dissector.

CVE-2012-2394: Denial of service (crash) due memory alignment problem
on SPARC and Itanium processors.

CVE-2012-3825: Integer overflows in BACapp and Bluetooth HCI
dissectors, leading to DoS

CVE-2012-3826: Integer overflows in the R3 dissector, leading to DoS.

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 :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59940 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53651

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2392

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