FreeBSD : wireshark -- multiple vulnerabilities (f6f19735-9245-4918-8a60-87948ebb4907)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35990


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


Vendor reports :

On non-Windows systems Wireshark could crash if the HOME environment variable contained sprintf-style string formatting characters.
Wireshark could crash while reading a malformed NetScreen snoop file.
Wireshark could crash while reading a Tektronix K12 text capture file.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35990

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f6f19735924549188a6087948ebb4907.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/03/23

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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: 2009/03/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0599, CVE-2009-0600, CVE-2009-0601

CWE: 20, 119, 134