EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : wireshark (EulerOS-SA-2018-1041)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106769
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the wireshark packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- In Wireshark before 2.2.12, the MRDISC dissector misuses a NULL pointer and crashes. This was addressed in epan/dissectors/packet-mrdisc.c by validating an IPv4 address. This vulnerability is similar to CVE-2017-9343.(CVE-2017-17997)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected wireshark package.