Fedora 18 : wireshark-1.8.2-1.fc18 (2012-11981)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 62131
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Upgrade to wireshark 1.8.2

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed.

wnpa-sec-2012-13:The DCP ETSI dissector could trigger a zero division.
wnpa-sec-2012-14: The MongoDB dissector could go into a large loop.
wnpa-sec-2012-15: The XTP dissector could go into an infinite loop.
wnpa-sec-2012-16: The ERF dissector could overflow a buffer.
wnpa-sec-2012-17: AFP dissector could go into a large loop.
wnpa-sec-2012-18: RTPS2 dissector could overflow a buffer.
wnpa-sec-2012-19: GSM RLC MAC dissector could overflow a buffer.
wnpa-sec-2012-20: CIP dissector could exhaust system memory.
wnpa-sec-2012-21: STUN dissector could crash. wnpa-sec-2012-22:
EtherCAT Mailbox dissector could abort. wnpa-sec-2012-23: CTDB dissector could go into a large loop. wnpa-sec-2012-24: pcap-ng file parser could trigger a zero division. wnpa-sec-2012-25: Ixia IxVeriWave file parser could overflow a buffer.

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

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.


Update the affected wireshark package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62131

File Name: fedora_2012-11981.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/18/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:wireshark, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4286, CVE-2012-4287, CVE-2012-4294, CVE-2012-4295, CVE-2012-4298

FEDORA: 2012-11981