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 :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-25.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.15.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.15 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 66543 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59997
60021

CVE ID: CVE-2013-3556
CVE-2013-3557

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