Wireshark 1.4.x < 1.4.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 57538
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The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The installed version of Wireshark is 1.4.x before 1.4.11. This version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Errors exist in the parsers for '5views', 'i4b', 'iptrace', 'netmon2' and 'novell' packets that can lead to application crashes. (Issues #6663, 6666, 6667, 6668, 6669, 6670)

- An unspecified error exists in the display processing of certain packets that can lead to a NULL pointer dereference. (Issue #6634)

- A buffer overflow exists in the 'RLC' dissector.
(Issue #6391)


Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.4.11 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57538

File Name: wireshark_1_4_11.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/13/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: wireshark_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Wireshark/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/10/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0043, CVE-2012-0066, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0068

BID: 51368, 51710