Debian DSA-1673-1 : wireshark - several vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34974

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in network traffic analyzer Wireshark. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2008-3137 The GSM SMS dissector is vulnerable to denial of service.

- CVE-2008-3138 The PANA and KISMET dissectors are vulnerable to denial of service.

- CVE-2008-3141 The RMI dissector could disclose system memory.

- CVE-2008-3145 The packet reassembling module is vulnerable to denial of service.

- CVE-2008-3933 The zlib uncompression module is vulnerable to denial of service.

- CVE-2008-4683 The Bluetooth ACL dissector is vulnerable to denial of service.

- CVE-2008-4684 The PRP and MATE dissectors are vulnerable to denial of service.

- CVE-2008-4685 The Q931 dissector is vulnerable to denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.4-5.etch.3.

For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.2-3+lenny2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3137

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3138

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3141

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3145

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3933

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4683

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4684

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-4685

https://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1673

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34974

File Name: debian_DSA-1673.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/12/01

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145, CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685

BID: 30020, 30181, 31009, 31838

DSA: 1673

CWE: 20, 200, 399