Debian DSA-4359-1 : wireshark - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 119892

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark, a network protocol analyzer, which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.5-1~deb9u1.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4359

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119892

File Name: debian_DSA-4359.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/28

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12086, CVE-2018-18225, CVE-2018-18226, CVE-2018-18227, CVE-2018-19622, CVE-2018-19623, CVE-2018-19624, CVE-2018-19625, CVE-2018-19626, CVE-2018-19627, CVE-2018-19628

DSA: 4359