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 :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-28.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.11.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.11 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 62477 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55284

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3548

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