GLSA-201604-05 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

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


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201604-05
(Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Remote attackers could cause Denial of Service and local attackers could
escalate privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-05

Solution :

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-2.0.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true