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 1.8.x before 1.8.1. This
version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- An error exists in the 'PPP' dissector that can cause
the application to crash when reading a malformed
packet from either the wire or from a capture file.
- An error exists in the 'NFS' dissector that can cause
the application to consume excessive CPU resources when
reading a malformed packet from either the wire or from
a capture file. (CVE-2012-4049)
See also :
Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.8.1 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false