GLSA-201006-05 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 46772


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-05 (Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the Daintree SNA file parser, the SMB, SMB2, IPMI, and DOCSIS dissectors. For further information please consult the CVE entries referenced below.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted packets or malformed packet trace files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.2.8-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 46772

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201006-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/06/02

Modified: 2015/04/13

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:gentoo:linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4376, CVE-2009-4377, CVE-2009-4378, CVE-2010-1455

BID: 37407, 39950

OSVDB: 61177, 61178, 61179, 64363

GLSA: 201006-05

CWE: 119