GLSA-201308-05 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 69500

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201308-05 (Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Wireshark 1.10 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.1' All Wireshark 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.9'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201308-05

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69500

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201308-05.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 2013/08/29

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/08/28

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0041, CVE-2012-0042, CVE-2012-0043, CVE-2012-0066, CVE-2012-0067, CVE-2012-0068, CVE-2012-3548, CVE-2012-4048, CVE-2012-4049, CVE-2012-4285, CVE-2012-4286, CVE-2012-4287, CVE-2012-4288, CVE-2012-4289, CVE-2012-4290, CVE-2012-4291, CVE-2012-4292, CVE-2012-4293, CVE-2012-4294, CVE-2012-4295, CVE-2012-4296, CVE-2012-4297, CVE-2012-4298, CVE-2013-3555, CVE-2013-3556, CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-3558, CVE-2013-3559, CVE-2013-3560, CVE-2013-3561, CVE-2013-3562, CVE-2013-4074, CVE-2013-4075, CVE-2013-4076, CVE-2013-4077, CVE-2013-4078, CVE-2013-4079, CVE-2013-4080, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4082, CVE-2013-4083, CVE-2013-4920, CVE-2013-4921, CVE-2013-4922, CVE-2013-4923, CVE-2013-4924, CVE-2013-4925, CVE-2013-4926, CVE-2013-4927, CVE-2013-4928, CVE-2013-4929, CVE-2013-4930, CVE-2013-4931, CVE-2013-4932, CVE-2013-4933, CVE-2013-4934, CVE-2013-4935, CVE-2013-4936

BID: 51368, 51710, 54649, 55035, 55284, 59992, 59994, 59995, 59996, 59997, 59998, 59999, 60001, 60002, 60021, 60495, 60498, 60499, 60500, 60501, 60502, 60503, 60504, 60505, 60506, 60535, 60547, 60549, 61471

GLSA: 201308-05