Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:125)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38981


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


A vulnerability has been identified and corrected in wireshark :

o Unspecified vulnerability in the PCNFSD dissector in Wireshark 0.8.20 through 1.0.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted PCNFSD packets (CVE-2009-1829).

This update provides Wireshark 1.0.8, which is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38981

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-125.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/06/01

Modified: 2015/03/30

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:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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: 2009/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1829

BID: 35081

MDVSA: 2009:125