Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2011:118)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55666

Synopsis

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

Description

This advisory updates wireshark to the latest version (1.2.18), fixing one security issue :

The Lucent/Ascend file parser in Wireshark 1.2.x before 1.2.18, 1.4.x through 1.4.7, and 1.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via malformed packets (CVE-2011-2597).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55666

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-118.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2011/07/25

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:2010.1

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: 2011/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2597

BID: 48506

MDVSA: 2011:118