Debian DLA-1226-1 : wireshark security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105495


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


It was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors for CIP Safety, IWARP_MPA, NetBIOS, Profinet I/O and AMQP, which result in denial of dervice or the execution of arbitrary code.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u6~deb7u8.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105495

File Name: debian_DLA-1226.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/02

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark-data, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-doc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11408, CVE-2017-17083, CVE-2017-17084, CVE-2017-17085

OSVDB: 161455, 170147, 170151, 170152