Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2010:200)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49970


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


It was discovered that the ASN.1 BER dissector in wireshark was susceptible to a stack overflow (CVE-2010-3445).

For 2010.0 and 2010.1 wireshark was upgraded to v1.2.12 which is not vulnerable to this issue and was patched for CS4 and MES5 to resolve the vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49970

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-200.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/10/14

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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: 2010/10/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3445

BID: 43923

MDVSA: 2010:200