Wireshark 1.6.x < 1.6.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63095
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe installed version of Wireshark 1.6 is earlier than 1.6.12. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- Errors exist related to the USB, ICMPv6, iSCSI, WTP, and RTCP dissectors that could allow denial of service attacks by putting the application into an infinite loop. (Bug 7787, 7844, 7858, 7869, 7879)
- An error exists in the ISAKMP dissector that could allow a malformed packet to crash the application. (Bug 7855)
SolutionUpgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.12 or later.