Debian DSA-4101-1 : wireshark - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106415

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, contained several vulnerabilities in the dissectors/file parsers for IxVeriWave, WCP, JSON, XML, NTP, XMPP and GDB, which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u13.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.6+g32dac6a-2+deb9u2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/wireshark

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/wireshark

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/wireshark

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4101

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106415

File Name: debian_DSA-4101.nasl

Version: 3.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/29

Updated: 2019/03/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/11

Reference Information

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

DSA: 4101