Wireshark 1.6.x < 1.6.11 DRDA DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark 1.6 is earlier than 1.6.11. It thus
is affected by a denial of service vulnerability. A malformed packet
can cause the 'DRDA' dissector to enter an infinite loop thereby
consuming excessive CPU resources.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.11 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 62477 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55284

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3548

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