Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2010:031)

High Nessus Plugin ID 44385


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


This advisory updates Wireshark to the version 1.0.11, which fixes the following vulnerabilities :

The SMB and SMB2 dissectors could crash (CVE-2009-4377). The Infiniband dissector could crash on some platforms (CVE-2009-2563).
Several buffer overflows were discovered and fixed in the LWRES dissector.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44385

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-031.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/02/03

Modified: 2016/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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:2008.0, 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: 2010/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2563, CVE-2009-4377

BID: 35748, 37407

OSVDB: 56018, 61178

MDVSA: 2010:031

CWE: 119