Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDKSA-2006:128)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 23879


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


A number of vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) network analyzer. These issues have been corrected in Wireshark version 0.99.2 which is provided with this update.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 23879

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-128.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/12/16

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwireshark0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3627, CVE-2006-3628, CVE-2006-3629, CVE-2006-3630, CVE-2006-3631, CVE-2006-3632

BID: 19051

MDKSA: 2006:128

CWE: 119