Debian DLA-2423-1 : wireshark security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 142153

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were fixed in the Wireshark network protocol analyzer.

CVE-2019-10894

GSS-API dissector crash

CVE-2019-10895

NetScaler file parser crash

CVE-2019-10896

DOF dissector crash

CVE-2019-10899

SRVLOC dissector crash

CVE-2019-10901

LDSS dissector crash

CVE-2019-10903

DCERPC SPOOLSS dissector crash

CVE-2019-12295

Dissection engine could crash

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.8-1.1~deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your wireshark packages.

For the detailed security status of wireshark please refer to its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/wireshark

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/10/msg00036.html

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142153

File Name: debian_DLA-2423.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/2/2020

Updated: 2/13/2024

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12295

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:libwireshark-data, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwireshark8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwiretap6, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwscodecs1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libwsutil7, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-gtk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark-qt, 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: 10/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10894, CVE-2019-10895, CVE-2019-10896, CVE-2019-10899, CVE-2019-10901, CVE-2019-10903, CVE-2019-12295