Debian DSA-4101-1 : wireshark - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106415

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VPR Score: 3.6


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


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.


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.

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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

VPR Score: 3.6

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

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

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