Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2012:015)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 61943


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple file parser and NULL pointer vulnerabilities including a RLC dissector buffer overflow was found and corrected in Wireshark.

This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.5 ) which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 61943

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-015.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2013/11/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dumpcap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libwireshark1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rawshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2392, CVE-2012-2393, CVE-2012-2394

BID: 51368

MDVSA: 2012:015