This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by
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,
- 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.
- 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 :
Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.8.8 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 66895 ()
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & moreBuy Nessus Professional Now