Fedora 11 : wireshark-1.2.2-1.fc11 (2009-9837)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42387

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to Wireshark 1.2.2 fixing multiple security issues:
http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.2.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-06.html * The OpcUa dissector could use excessive CPU and memory. (Bug 3986) Versions affected: 0.99.6 to 1.0.8, 1.2.0 to 1.2.1 * The GSM A RR dissector could crash. (Bug 3893) Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.1 * The TLS dissector could crash on some platforms. (Bug 4008) Versions affected:
1.2.0 to 1.2.1 http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.1.html http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html * The AFS dissector could crash. (Bug 3564) Versions affected: 0.9.2 to 1.2.0

- The Infiniband dissector could crash on some platforms.
Versions affected: 1.0.6 to 1.2.0 * The IPMI dissector could overrun a buffer. (Bug 3559) Versions affected:
1.2.0 * The Bluetooth L2CAP dissector could crash. (Bug 3572) Versions affected: 1.2.0 * The RADIUS dissector could crash. (Bug 3578) Versions affected: 1.2.0 * The MIOP dissector could crash. (Bug 3652) Versions affected: 1.2.0 * The sFlow dissector could use excessive CPU and memory. (Bug 3570) Versions affected:
1.2.0 (Issues from wnpa-sec-2009-04 does not affect users of Wireshark 1.2.1 packages from updates-testing.)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected wireshark package.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.1.html

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.2.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-04.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2009-06.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512953

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512987

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=512992

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513008

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=513033

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523987

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=524001

http://www.nessus.org/u?0f608355

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42387

File Name: fedora_2009-9837.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/05

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2559, CVE-2009-2560, CVE-2009-2561, CVE-2009-2562, CVE-2009-2563, CVE-2009-3241, CVE-2009-3242

BID: 35748, 36408, 36846

FEDORA: 2009-9837

CWE: 119