FreeBSD : wireshark -- Multiple problems (7fadc049-2ba0-11dc-9377-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25679


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


wireshark Team reports :

It may be possible to make Wireshark or Ethereal crash or use up available memory by injecting a purposefully malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25679

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7fadc0492ba011dc93770016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/07/10

Modified: 2015/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ethereal, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ethereal-lite, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tethereal, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tethereal-lite, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wireshark-lite, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3389, CVE-2007-3390, CVE-2007-3391, CVE-2007-3392, CVE-2007-3393

Secunia: 25833

CWE: 20