GLSA-201110-02 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 56426
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-02 (Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send specially crafted packets on a network being monitored by Wireshark, entice a user to open a malformed packet trace file using Wireshark, or deploy a specially crafted Lua script for use by Wireshark, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code, or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.4.9'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201110-02

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 56426

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201110-02.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 10/10/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/9/2011

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Wireshark console.lua Pre-Loading Script Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2283, CVE-2010-2284, CVE-2010-2285, CVE-2010-2286, CVE-2010-2287, CVE-2010-2992, CVE-2010-2993, CVE-2010-2994, CVE-2010-2995, CVE-2010-3133, CVE-2010-3445, CVE-2010-4300, CVE-2010-4301, CVE-2010-4538, CVE-2011-0024, CVE-2011-0444, CVE-2011-0445, CVE-2011-0538, CVE-2011-0713, CVE-2011-1138, CVE-2011-1139, CVE-2011-1140, CVE-2011-1141, CVE-2011-1142, CVE-2011-1143, CVE-2011-1590, CVE-2011-1591, CVE-2011-1592, CVE-2011-1956, CVE-2011-1957, CVE-2011-1958, CVE-2011-1959, CVE-2011-2174, CVE-2011-2175, CVE-2011-2597, CVE-2011-2698, CVE-2011-3266, CVE-2011-3360, CVE-2011-3482, CVE-2011-3483

GLSA: 201110-02