Wireshark 1.8.x < 1.8.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 61573
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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 1.8.x before 1.8.2. This version is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- The 'DCP ETSI' dissector and 'pcap-ng' parser can attempt a divide by zero operation leading to an application crash. (CVE-2012-4285, CVE-2012-4286)

- The 'MongoDB', 'XTP', 'AFP', and 'CTDB' dissectors can be caused to large or infinite loops. (CVE-2012-4287, 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.
(CVE-2012-4292)

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

- A buffer overflow exists related to the 'ERF', 'RTPS2' and 'GSM RLC MAC' dissectors. (CVE-2012-4294, CVE-2012-4295, CVE-2012-4296, CVE-2012-4297)

- A file parsing error related to 'Ixia IxVeriWave' processing can allow a buffer overflow. (CVE-2012-4298)

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.8.2 or later.

See Also

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-13.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-14.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-15.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-16.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-17.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-18.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-19.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-20.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-21.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-22.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-23.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-24.html

http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-25.html

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.8.2.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61573

File Name: wireshark_1_8_2.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/17/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: wireshark_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4297

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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-2012-4286, CVE-2012-4287, CVE-2012-4288, CVE-2012-4289, CVE-2012-4290, CVE-2012-4291, CVE-2012-4292, CVE-2012-4293, CVE-2012-4294, CVE-2012-4295, CVE-2012-4296, CVE-2012-4297, CVE-2012-4298

BID: 55035