GLSA-201312-13 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71488


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-13 (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.


All Wireshark 1.10 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.3' All Wireshark 1.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.11'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71488

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201312-13.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 12/17/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5717, CVE-2013-5718, CVE-2013-5719, CVE-2013-5720, CVE-2013-5721, CVE-2013-5722, CVE-2013-6336, CVE-2013-6337, CVE-2013-6338, CVE-2013-6339, CVE-2013-6340

BID: 62315, 62318, 62319, 62320, 62321, 62322, 63500, 63501, 63502, 63503, 63504

GLSA: 201312-13