CentOS 7 : wireshark (CESA-2020:1047)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135324
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The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1047 advisory.

- wireshark: Out-of-bounds read in packet-ldss.c (CVE-2018-11362)

- wireshark: Multiple dissectors could crash (wnpa- sec-2018-36) (CVE-2018-14340)

- wireshark: DICOM dissector infinite loop (wnpa- sec-2018-39) (CVE-2018-14341)

- wireshark: Bazaar dissector infinite loop (wnpa- sec-2018-40) (CVE-2018-14368)

- wireshark: Radiotap dissector crash (CVE-2018-16057)

- wireshark: Infinite loop in the MMSE dissector (CVE-2018-19622)

- wireshark: SIGCOMP dissector crash in packet-sigcomp.c (CVE-2018-7418)

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


Update the affected wireshark packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135324

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-1047.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/10/2020

Updated: 6/5/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-14341


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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


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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:wireshark-gnome, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11362, CVE-2018-14340, CVE-2018-14341, CVE-2018-14368, CVE-2018-16057, CVE-2018-19622, CVE-2018-7418

RHSA: 2020:1047