Debian DLA-1451-1 : wireshark security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111392

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2018-14339 CVE-2018-14340 CVE-2018-14341 CVE-2018-14342 CVE-2018-14343 CVE-2018-14368 CVE-2018-14369 Due to several flaws different dissectors could go in infinite loop or could be crashed by malicious packets.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u15.

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.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00045.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111392

File Name: debian_DLA-1451.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/09/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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:libwireshark-data, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap4, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil4, 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, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-qt, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14339, CVE-2018-14340, CVE-2018-14341, CVE-2018-14342, CVE-2018-14343, CVE-2018-14368, CVE-2018-14369