Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:105)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54940

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

This advisory updates wireshark to the latest version (1.2.17), fixing several security issues :

- Large/infinite loop in the DICOM dissector. (Bug 5876) Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.16 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.6.

- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team discovered that a corrupted Diameter dictionary file could crash Wireshark. Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.16 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.6.

- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team discovered that a corrupted snoop file could crash Wireshark. (Bug 5912) Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.16 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.6.

- David Maciejak of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs discovered that malformed compressed capture data could crash Wireshark. (Bug 5908) Versions affected: 1.2.0 to 1.2.16 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.6.

- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team discovered that a corrupted Visual Networks file could crash Wireshark. (Bug 5934) Versions affected:
1.2.0 to 1.2.16 and 1.4.0 to 1.4.6.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2011-07.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54940

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-105.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 2011/06/02

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958, CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175

BID: 48066

MDVSA: 2011:105