Wireshark 1.4.x < 1.4.15 Multiple Vulnerabilities

low Nessus Plugin ID 61571
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VPR Score: 3.6


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


The installed version of Wireshark is 1.4.x before 1.4.15. This version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The 'DCP ETSI' dissector can attempt a divide by zero operation leading to an application crash.

- The 'XTP', 'AFP', and 'CTDB' dissectors can be caused to go into large or infinite loops. (CVE-2012-4288, CVE-2012-4289, CVE-2012-4290)

- The 'CIP' dissector can be caused to exhaust system memory. (CVE-2012-4291)

- The 'STUN' dissector can be caused to crash.

- The 'EtherCAT Mailbox' dissector can be caused to abort. (CVE-2012-4293)

- A buffer overflow exists related to the 'RTPS2' dissector. (CVE-2012-4296)


Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.4.15 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 61571

File Name: wireshark_1_4_15.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/17/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: wireshark_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4296

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Wireshark/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/15/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/15/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4285, CVE-2012-4288, CVE-2012-4289, CVE-2012-4290, CVE-2012-4291, CVE-2012-4292, CVE-2012-4293, CVE-2012-4296

BID: 55035