Fedora 16 : wireshark-1.6.10-1.fc16 (2012-12085)

High Nessus Plugin ID 61687

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Upgrade to wireshark 1.6.10 The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.

wnpa-sec-2012-13: The DCP ETSI dissector could trigger a zero division. wnpa-sec-2012-15: The XTP dissector could go into an infinite loop. wnpa-sec-2012-17: The AFP dissector could go into a large loop. wnpa-sec-2012-18: The RTPS2 dissector could overflow a buffer. wnpa-sec-2012-20: The CIP dissector could exhaust system memory. wnpa-sec-2012-21: The STUN dissector could crash.
wnpa-sec-2012-22: The EtherCAT Mailbox dissector could abort.
wnpa-sec-2012-23: The CTDB dissector could go into a large loop.

See http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.10.html for details. The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.
wnpa-sec-2012-11: The PPP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2012-12: The NFS dissector could use excessive amounts of CPU. The following vulnerabilities have been fixed. wnpa-sec-2012-11: The PPP dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2012-12: The NFS dissector could use excessive amounts of CPU.

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

http://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.10.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848541

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848548

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848561

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848565

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848568

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848572

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848575

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848577

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848578

http://www.nessus.org/u?ca1042eb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61687

File Name: fedora_2012-12085.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/28

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/17

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, CVE-2012-4297

BID: 55035

FEDORA: 2012-12085