Wireshark 2.6.x < 2.6.7 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 129299

Synopsis

An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Wireshark installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 2.6.7. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the wireshark-2.6.7 advisory.

- The ASN.1 BER and related dissectors could crash. It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. (CVE-2019-9209)

- The TCAP dissector could crash. It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. (CVE-2019-9208)

- The RPCAP dissector could crash. It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. (CVE-2019-9214)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.6.7 or later.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-2.6.7.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15447

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2019-06

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15464

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2019-07

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15536

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2019-08

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129299

File Name: wireshark_2_6_7.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/25/2019

Updated: 1/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9214

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Wireshark, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/27/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9208, CVE-2019-9209, CVE-2019-9214

BID: 107203