Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:007)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51799


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in wireshark :

Buffer overflow in the MAC-LTE dissector (epan/dissectors/packet-mac-lte.c) in Wireshark 1.2.0 through 1.2.13 and 1.4.0 through 1.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of RARs (CVE-2011-0444).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest version (1.2.14) which is not affected by this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51799

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-007.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/01/28

Modified: 2016/03/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2011/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0444

BID: 45775

OSVDB: 70403

MDVSA: 2011:007