Wireshark 1.6.x < 1.6.15 ASN.1 BER Dissector Malformed Packet Handling DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 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 1.6.15. It is,
therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the ASN.1
BER dissector when handling malformed packets. (Bug 8599)

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.15 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 66543 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59997

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3556

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