Wireshark 1.10.x < 1.10.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 72942

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The installed version of Wireshark 1.10.x is a version prior to 1.10.6. It is, therefore, affected by denial of service vulnerabilities in the following dissectors :

- NFS dissector (CVE-2014-2281)
- M3UA dissector (CVE-2014-2282)
- RLC dissector (CVE-2014-2283)

Additionally, a flaw exists in the 'mpeg_read()' function in the MPEG file parser, 'wiretap/mpeg.c', where input is not properly sanitized when handling oversized records. A context-dependent attacker could cause a buffer overflow with a specially crafted packet trace file, resulting in a denial of service or potentially arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-2299)

Solution

Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.10.6 or later.

See Also

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-01.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-02.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-03.html

https://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2014-04.html

https://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-announce/201403/msg00000.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72942

File Name: wireshark_1_10_6.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/03/11

Updated: 2019/11/26

Dependencies: 34112

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

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:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: SMB/Wireshark/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/03/07

Exploitable With

Core Impact

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2281, CVE-2014-2282, CVE-2014-2283, CVE-2014-2299

BID: 66066, 66068, 66070, 66072