Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2008:091)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36552


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A few vulnerabilities were found in Wireshark, that could cause it to crash or hang under certain conditions.

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.0, which is not vulnerable to the issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36552

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-091.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dumpcap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwireshark0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rawshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1561, CVE-2008-1562, CVE-2008-1563

BID: 28485

MDVSA: 2008:091

CWE: 20