Debian DSA-2324-1 : wireshark - programming error

High Nessus Plugin ID 56571

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The Microsoft Vulnerability Research group discovered that insecure load path handling could lead to execution of arbitrary Lua script code.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 1.0.2-3+lenny15. This build will be released shortly.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.2.11-6+squeeze4.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/wireshark

https://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2324

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56571

File Name: debian_DSA-2324.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/10/21

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/20

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3360

BID: 49528

DSA: 2324