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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49970

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-11.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2010-12.html

https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=5230

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49970

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-200.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 10/14/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3445

BID: 43923

MDVSA: 2010:200