Fedora 31 : 1:wireshark (2020-2981a0224d)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 139931

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New version 3.2.6, Security fix for CVE-2020-17498

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Solution

Update the affected 1:wireshark package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-2981a0224d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139931

File Name: fedora_2020-2981a0224d.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/28/2020

Updated: 6/3/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-17498

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/27/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-17498

FEDORA: 2020-2981a0224d

IAVB: 2020-B-0048-S