Wireshark 2.2.x < 2.2.12 / 2.4.x < 2.4.4 DoS Vulnerabilities (MacOS)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106141


An application installed on the remote MacOS / MacOSX host is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.


The version of Wireshark installed on the remote MacOS/MacOSX host is 2.2.x prior to 2.2.12 or 2.4.x prior to 2.4.4. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.2.12 / 2.4.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106141

File Name: macosx_wireshark_2_4_4.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/01/18

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 84503

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Wireshark, Host/MacOSX/Version, Host/local_checks_enabled

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17997, CVE-2018-5334, CVE-2018-5335, CVE-2018-5336

BID: 102499, 102500, 102504