Debian DSA-2792-1 : wireshark - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70749


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the dissectors for IEEE 802.15.4, NBAP, SIP and TCP, which could result in denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is only affected by CVE-2013-6340. This problem has been fixed in version 1.2.11-6+squeeze13.


Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.2-5wheezy7.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70749

File Name: debian_DSA-2792.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/5/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/4/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6336, CVE-2013-6337, CVE-2013-6338, CVE-2013-6340

BID: 63500, 63502, 63503, 63504

DSA: 2792