Wireshark 1.4.x < 1.4.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 57538
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Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

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)

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.4.11 or later.

See Also

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-01.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-02.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-03.html

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.4.11.html

https://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/51710.zip

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

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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