Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2010:099)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48183


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


This advisory updates wireshark to the latest version(s), fixing several bugs and one security issue :

The DOCSIS dissector in Wireshark 0.9.6 through 1.0.12 and 1.2.0 through 1.2.7 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed packet trace file (CVE-2010-1455).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48183

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-099.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/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:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1455

BID: 39950

MDVSA: 2010:099