Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:194)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40498


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


Vulnerabilities have been discovered in wireshark package, which could lead to application crash via radius, infiniband and afs dissectors (CVE-2009-2560, CVE-2009-2562, CVE-2009-2563).

This update provides a fix for those vulnerabilities.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40498

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-194.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/08/06

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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: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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2560, CVE-2009-2562, CVE-2009-2563

BID: 35748

OSVDB: 56017, 56018, 56020, 59461

MDVSA: 2009:194