Wireshark / Ethereal < 1.0.15 / 1.2.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote host has an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of Wireshark or Ethereal is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- The SigComp Universal Decompressor Virtual Machine could potentially overflow a buffer. (Bug 4867)

- The ANS.1 BER dissector could potentially exhaust the stack memory. (Bug 4984)

- The GSM A RR dissector is affected by denial of service issue. (Bug 4897)

- The IPMI dissector could get stuck in an infinite loop. (Bug 5053)

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.0.15 / 1.2.10 or later.

See Also

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-08.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-07.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48213

File Name: wireshark_1_2_10.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/2/2010

Updated: 8/6/2018

Dependencies: 34112

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Wireshark/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2992, CVE-2010-2993, CVE-2010-2994, CVE-2010-2995

BID: 42618

Secunia: 40783