GLSA-200803-32 : Wireshark: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31672
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-32 (Wireshark: Denial of Service)
Multiple unspecified errors exist in the SCTP, SNMP, and TFTP dissectors.
A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service by sending a malformed packet.
Disable the SCTP, SNMP, and TFTP dissectors.
SolutionAll Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-0.99.8'