Fedora 12 : wireshark-1.2.5-3.fc12 (2009-13592)

High Nessus Plugin ID 43592


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Various fixes were provided in wireshark 1.2.5 - see http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.5.html for more details. Enhancements - introduced -devel package with autoconf support - enable Lua support Fedora Bug Fixes - the root warning dialog no longer shows up The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. See the security advisory for details and a workaround.
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa- sec-2009-09.html - The Daintree SNA file parser could overflow a buffer. (Bug 4294) CVE-2009-4376 - The SMB and SMB2 dissectors could crash. (Bug 4301) CVE-2009-4377 - The IPMI dissector could crash on Windows. (Bug 4319) The following bugs have been fixed: - Wireshark does not graph rtp streams. (Bug 3801) - Wireshark showing extraneous data in a TCP stream. (Bug 3955) - Wrong decoding of gtp.target identification. (Bug 3974) - TTE dissector bug. (Bug 4247) - Upper case in Lua pref symbol causes Wireshark to crash. (Bug 4255) - OpenBSD 4.5 build fails at epan/dissectors/packet-rpcap.c. (Bug 4258) - Incorrect display of stream data using 'Follow tcp stream' option. (Bug 4288) - Custom RADIUS dictionary can cause a crash. (Bug 4316) Updated Protocol Support - DAP, eDonkey, GTP, IPMI, MIP, RADIUS, RANAP, SMB, SMB2, TCP, TTE, VNC, X.509sat Updated Capture File Support - Daintree SNA.

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.


Update the affected wireshark package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43592

File Name: fedora_2009-13592.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/12/27

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4376, CVE-2009-4377, CVE-2009-4378

BID: 37407

FEDORA: 2009-13592

CWE: 119