Wireshark 1.8.x < 1.8.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Wireshark 1.8 is earlier than 1.8.8. It is,
therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Errors exist in the CAPWAP, DCP ETSI, GSM CBCH, GMR-1
BCCH, PPP, NBAP, RDP dissectors that could allow them to
crash. (Bugs 7664, 7880, 8697, 8717, 8725, 8726, 8727,
8729, 8730)

- An error exists in the Assa Abloy R3 dissector that
could cause a denial of service, resulting in
consumption of excessive memory and CPU. (Bug 8764)

- An error exists in the HTTP dissector that could overrun
the stack, which could result in an application crash.
(Bug 8733)

- An error exists in the Ixia IxVeriWave file parser that
could overflow the heap, resulting in consumption of
excessive CPU resources and crash. (Bug 8760)

See also :

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-32.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-33.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-34.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-35.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-36.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-37.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-38.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-39.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-40.html
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2013-41.html
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.8.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.8.8 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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