Fedora 16 : wireshark-1.6.5-1.fc16 (2012-0435)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57624

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.

wnpa-sec-2012-01 Laurent Butti discovered that Wireshark failed to properly record sizes for many packet capture file formats.

wnpa-sec-2012-02 Wireshark could dereference a NULL pointer and crash

wnpa-sec-2012-03 The RLC dissector could overflow a buffer

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected wireshark package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773726

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773728

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773729

http://www.nessus.org/u?a0173046

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57624

File Name: fedora_2012-0435.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/23/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0043

BID: 51368

FEDORA: 2012-0435