Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2014:050)

High Nessus Plugin ID 72921


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


Multiple vulnerabilities was found and corrected in Wireshark :

- The NFS dissector could crash. Discovered by Moshe Kaplan (CVE-2014-2281).

- The RLC dissector could crash (CVE-2014-2283).

- The MPEG file parser could overflow a buffer. Discovered by Wesley Neelen (CVE-2014-2299).

This advisory provides the latest version of Wireshark (1.8.13) which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72921

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-050.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/03/11

Modified: 2014/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:dumpcap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wireshark2, 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: 2014/03/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Wireshark wiretap/mpeg.c Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2281, CVE-2014-2283, CVE-2014-2299

BID: 66066, 66068, 66072

MDVSA: 2014:050