Fedora 9 : wireshark-1.0.2-1.fc9 (2008-6440)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33521

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Upgrade to upstream 1.0.2 that fixes several security vulnerabilities:
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html

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

Solution

Update the affected wireshark package.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-03.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-04.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454970

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454971

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454972

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454973

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454975

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=454984

http://www.nessus.org/u?f73c181a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33521

File Name: fedora_2008-6440.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/16

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3139, CVE-2008-3140, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145

BID: 30020

FEDORA: 2008-6440

CWE: 20, 200