Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2009:270)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42096


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wireshark :

Unspecified vulnerability in the OpcUa (OPC UA) dissector in Wireshark 0.99.6 through 1.0.8 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via malformed OPCUA Service CallRequest packets (CVE-2009-3241).

This update fixes this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42096

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-270.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/10/13

Modified: 2016/02/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3241

BID: 36408

OSVDB: 58157

MDVSA: 2009:270