Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2008:215)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36750


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 or abort while processing malicious packets (CVE-2008-4680, CVE-2008-4681, CVE-2008-4682, CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685).

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.4, which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36750

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-215.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/11/28

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: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:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4680, CVE-2008-4681, CVE-2008-4682, CVE-2008-4683, CVE-2008-4684, CVE-2008-4685

MDVSA: 2008:215

CWE: 20, 399