Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2013:172)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66881


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in wireshark :

- The ASN.1 BER dissector could crash (CVE-2013-3557).

- The CAPWAP dissector could crash (CVE-2013-4074).

- The HTTP dissector could overrun the stack (CVE-2013-4081).

- The DCP ETSI dissector could crash (CVE-2013-4083).

This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.6.16) which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66881

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-172.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 6/13/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dumpcap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rawshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wireshark-tools, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/12/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-4074, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4083

BID: 60021, 60500, 60504, 60505

MDVSA: 2013:172