FreeBSD : wireshark -- multiple vulnerabilities (610101ea-5b6a-11e6-b334-002590263bf5)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Wireshark development team reports :

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

- wnpa-sec-2016-41

PacketBB crash. (Bug 12577)

- wnpa-sec-2016-42

WSP infinite loop. (Bug 12594)

- wnpa-sec-2016-44

RLC long loop. (Bug 12660)

- wnpa-sec-2016-45

LDSS dissector crash. (Bug 12662)

- wnpa-sec-2016-46

RLC dissector crash. (Bug 12664)

- wnpa-sec-2016-47

OpenFlow long loop. (Bug 12659)

- wnpa-sec-2016-48

MMSE, WAP, WBXML, and WSP infinite loop. (Bug 12661)

- wnpa-sec-2016-49

WBXML crash. (Bug 12663)

See also :

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.0.5.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/01/4
http://www.nessus.org/u?fc2fe97a

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92771 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6505
CVE-2016-6506
CVE-2016-6508
CVE-2016-6509
CVE-2016-6510
CVE-2016-6511
CVE-2016-6512
CVE-2016-6513

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