Fedora 10 : wireshark-1.0.6-1.fc10 (2009-1798)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37388


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Few minor security issues were fixed in new version of wireshark.
Security- related bugs in the Tektronix K12 and NetScreen file formats have been fixed.
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-01.html NFSv4.1: Add support for backchannel decoding - Dynamically registers a callback dissector based on the CREATE_SESSION args. - Supports the decoding of CB_SEQUENCE, CB_RECALL, CB_LAYOUTRECALL operations

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected wireshark package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37388

File Name: fedora_2009-1798.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

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:fedoraproject:fedora:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/17

Reference Information

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

FEDORA: 2009-1798

CWE: 20, 119