Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2008:152)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36557


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


A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in Wireshark that could cause it to crash while processing malicious packets (CVE-2008-3137, CVE-2008-3138, CVE-2008-3139, CVE-2008-3140, CVE-2008-3141, CVE-2008-3145).

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.2, which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36557

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-152.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/11/28

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: 2008/07/22

Reference Information

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

BID: 30020

MDVSA: 2008:152

CWE: 20, 200