Amazon Linux 2023 : wireshark-cli, wireshark-devel (ALAS2023-2023-120)

high Nessus Plugin ID 173172

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2023 host is missing a security update.

Description

It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS2023-2023-120 advisory.

- Memory exhaustion in the Kafka protocol dissector in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.1 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.9 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2022-4344)

- Infinite loops in the BPv6, OpenFlow, and Kafka protocol dissectors in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.1 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.9 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2022-4345)

- Excessive loops in multiple dissectors in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.10 and allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0411)

- TIPC dissector crash in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.10 and allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0412)

- Dissection engine bug in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.10 and allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0413)

- Crash in the EAP dissector in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0414)

- iSCSI dissector crash in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.10 and allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0415)

- GNW dissector crash in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.10 and allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0416)

- Memory leak in the NFS dissector in Wireshark 4.0.0 to 4.0.2 and 3.6.0 to 3.6.10 and allows denial of service via packet injection or crafted capture file (CVE-2023-0417)

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

Solution

Run 'dnf update wireshark --releasever=2023.0.20230308' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2023/ALAS-2023-120.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2022-4344.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2022-4345.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0411.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0412.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0413.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0414.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0415.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0416.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0417.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/faqs.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 173172

File Name: al2023_ALAS2023-2023-120.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2023

Updated: 5/17/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-0412

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-cli-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2023, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-cli

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/7/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-4344, CVE-2022-4345, CVE-2023-0411, CVE-2023-0412, CVE-2023-0413, CVE-2023-0414, CVE-2023-0415, CVE-2023-0416, CVE-2023-0417