Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2012:134)

high Nessus Plugin ID 61982


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


Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark :

The DCP ETSI dissector could trigger a zero division (CVE-2012-4285).

The MongoDB dissector could go into a large loop (CVE-2012-4287).

The XTP dissector could go into an infinite loop (CVE-2012-4288).

The AFP dissector could go into a large loop (CVE-2012-4289).

The RTPS2 dissector could overflow a buffer (CVE-2012-4296).

The GSM RLC MAC dissector could overflow a buffer (CVE-2012-4297).

The CIP dissector could exhaust system memory (CVE-2012-4291).

The STUN dissector could crash (CVE-2012-4292).

The EtherCAT Mailbox dissector could abort (CVE-2012-4293).

The CTDB dissector could go into a large loop (CVE-2012-4290).

This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.10) which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61982

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-134.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 9/6/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4285, CVE-2012-4287, 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

MDVSA: 2012:134