Wireshark / Ethereal 0.9.6 to 1.2.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40999
The remote host has an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The installed version of Wireshark or Ethereal is affected by multiple issues : - The GSM A RR dissector could crash. (Bug 3893) - The OpcUa dissector could use excessive CPU and memory. (Bug 3986) - The TLS dissector could crash on some platforms. (Bug 4008) - Wireshark could crash while reading an 'ERF' file. (Bug 3849) These vulnerabilities could result in a denial of service. A remote attacker could exploit these issues by tricking a user into opening a maliciously crafted capture file. Additionally, if Wireshark is running in promiscuous mode, one of these issues could be exploited remotely (from the same network segment).