FreeBSD : Wireshark -- Multiple Vulnerabilities (a7706414-1be7-11e2-9aad-902b343deec9)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62649


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Wireshark reports :

The HSRP dissector could go into an infinite loop.

The PPP dissector could abort.

Martin Wilck discovered an infinite loop in the DRDA dissector.

Laurent Butti discovered a buffer overflow in the LDP dissector.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62649

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a77064141be711e29aad902b343deec9.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/10/22

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tshark, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tshark-lite, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:wireshark-lite, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/02

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3548, CVE-2012-5237, CVE-2012-5238, CVE-2012-5240