Fedora 12 : wireshark-1.2.6-1.fc12 (2010-3556)

High Nessus Plugin ID 47316


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Upgrade to upstream version 1.2.6, fixing a security flaw: * http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-02.html For full release notes, see: * http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.2.6.html

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: 47316

File Name: fedora_2010-3556.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/03/03

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Wireshark LWRES Dissector getaddrsbyname_request Buffer Overflow (loop))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0304

BID: 37985

OSVDB: 61987

FEDORA: 2010-3556

CWE: 119