Scientific Linux Security Update : wireshark on SL5.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 73285

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple flaws were found in Wireshark. If Wireshark read a malformed packet off a network or opened a malicious dump file, it could crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running Wireshark.
(CVE-2013-3559, CVE-2013-4083, CVE-2014-2281, CVE-2014-2299)

Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2012-5595, CVE-2012-5598, CVE-2012-5599, CVE-2012-5600, CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2012-6060, CVE-2012-6061, CVE-2012-6062, CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4927, CVE-2013-4931, CVE-2013-4932, CVE-2013-4933, CVE-2013-4934, CVE-2013-4935, CVE-2013-5721, CVE-2013-7112)

All running instances of Wireshark must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected wireshark, wireshark-debuginfo and / or wireshark-gnome packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7b4cabfc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73285

File Name: sl_20140331_wireshark_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/04/01

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/31

Exploitable With

Core Impact

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6056, CVE-2012-6060, CVE-2012-6061, CVE-2012-6062, CVE-2013-3557, CVE-2013-3559, CVE-2013-4081, CVE-2013-4083, CVE-2013-4927, CVE-2013-4931, CVE-2013-4932, CVE-2013-4933, CVE-2013-4934, CVE-2013-4935, CVE-2013-5721, CVE-2013-7112, CVE-2014-2281, CVE-2014-2299