Fedora 16 : wireshark-1.6.10-1.fc16 (2012-12085)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Upgrade to wireshark 1.6.10 The following vulnerabilities have been
fixed.

wnpa-sec-2012-13: The DCP ETSI dissector could trigger a zero
division. wnpa-sec-2012-15: The XTP dissector could go into an
infinite loop. wnpa-sec-2012-17: The AFP dissector could go into a
large loop. wnpa-sec-2012-18: The RTPS2 dissector could overflow a
buffer. wnpa-sec-2012-20: The CIP dissector could exhaust system
memory. wnpa-sec-2012-21: The STUN dissector could crash.
wnpa-sec-2012-22: The EtherCAT Mailbox dissector could abort.
wnpa-sec-2012-23: The CTDB dissector could go into a large loop.

See http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.10.html for
details. The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.
wnpa-sec-2012-11: The PPP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2012-12: The
NFS dissector could use excessive amounts of CPU. The following
vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-11: The PPP dissector
could crash. wnpa-sec-2012-12: The NFS dissector could use excessive
amounts of CPU.

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 :

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.10.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848541
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848548
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848561
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848565
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848568
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848572
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848575
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848577
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848578
http://www.nessus.org/u?ca1042eb

Solution :

Update the affected wireshark package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61687 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55035

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4285
CVE-2012-4288
CVE-2012-4289
CVE-2012-4290
CVE-2012-4291
CVE-2012-4292
CVE-2012-4293
CVE-2012-4296
CVE-2012-4297

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