Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:088)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 36918


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been identified and corrected in wireshark :

o The PROFINET dissector was vulnerable to a format string overflow (CVE-2009-1210).

o The Check Point High-Availability Protocol (CPHAP) dissecto could crash (CVE-2009-1268).

o Wireshark could crash while loading a Tektronix .rf5 file (CVE-2009-1269).

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.7, which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 36918

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-088.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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: 2009/04/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1210, CVE-2009-1268, CVE-2009-1269

MDVSA: 2009:088

CWE: 20, 134