Wireshark 1.6.x < 1.6.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63095

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.6.12 or later.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-31.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-35.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-36.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-37.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-38.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2012-40.html

https://www.wireshark.org/docs/relnotes/wireshark-1.6.12.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63095

File Name: wireshark_1_6_12.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/29/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-6062

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Wireshark/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/28/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/28/2012

Reference Information

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

BID: 56729