Wireshark 1.6.x < 1.6.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63095

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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The 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)


Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.12 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63095

File Name: wireshark_1_6_12.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/11/29

Updated: 2019/12/04

Dependencies: 34112

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-6062

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Wireshark/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6053, CVE-2012-6058, CVE-2012-6059, CVE-2012-6060, CVE-2012-6061, CVE-2012-6062

BID: 56729