Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL7.x x86_64 (20200407)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135842


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


* wireshark: Out-of-bounds read in packet-ldss.c * wireshark: Multiple dissectors could crash (wnpa-sec-2018-36) * wireshark: DICOM dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2018-39) * wireshark: Bazaar dissector infinite loop (wnpa-sec-2018-40) * wireshark: SIGCOMP dissector crash in packet-sigcomp.c * wireshark: Radiotap dissector crash * wireshark:
Infinite loop in the MMSE dissector


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135842

File Name: sl_20200407_wireshark_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/21/2020

Updated: 4/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A: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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:wireshark-gnome, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/7/2020

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