Wireshark 1.12.x < 1.12.7 Multiple DoS (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host has an application installed that is affected
by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Wireshark installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
1.12.x prior to 1.12.7. It is, therefore, affected by multiple denial
of service vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified flaw exists that is triggered when adding
an item to the protocol tree. A remote attacker can
exploit this, via a specially crafted packet or packet
trace file, to cause the application to crash, resulting
in a denial of service condition. (VulnDB 126172)

- An invalid memory freeing flaw exists in the Memory
Manager. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a
specially crafted packet or packet trace file, to cause
the application to crash, resulting in a denial of
service condition. (VulnDB 126173)

- An unspecified flaw exists when searching for a protocol
dissector. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a
specially crafted packet or packet trace file, to cause
the application to crash, resulting in a denial of
service condition. (VulnDB 126174)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the ZigBee dissector. A
remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially
crafted packet or packet trace file, to cause the
application to crash, resulting in a denial of service
condition. (VulnDB 126175)

- A flaw exists in the GSM RLC/MAC dissector that results
in an infinite loop. A remote attacker can exploit this,
via a specially crafted packet or packet trace file, to
cause the application to crash, resulting in a denial of
service condition. (VulnDB 126176)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the WaveAgent dissector. A
remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially
crafted packet or packet trace file, to cause the
application to crash, resulting in a denial of service
condition. (VulnDB 126177)

- A flaw exists in the OpenFlow dissector that results in
an infinite loop. A remote attacker can exploit this,
via a specially crafted packet or packet trace file, to
consume excessive CPU resources, resulting in a denial
of service condition. (VulnDB 126178)

- A flaw exists due to improper validation of ptvcursor
lengths. A remote attacker can exploit this, via a
specially crafted packet or packet trace file, to cause
the application to crash, resulting in a denial of
service condition. (VulnDB 126179)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the WCCP dissector. A
remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially
crafted packet or packet trace file, to cause the
application to crash, resulting in a denial of service
condition. (VulnDB 126180)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead
relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-21.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-22.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-23.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-24.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-25.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-26.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-27.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-28.html
https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2015-29.html
https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.12.7.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.12.7 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 : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85404 ()

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