Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2008:199)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 37900


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-2008-3146, CVE-2008-3932, CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-3934).

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.3, which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 37900

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-199.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

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:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3146, CVE-2008-3932, CVE-2008-3933, CVE-2008-3934

MDVSA: 2008:199

CWE: 20, 119