GLSA-201406-33 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 76304


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201406-33 (Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Wireshark. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker can cause arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service condition via a specially crafted packet.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Wireshark 1.8.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.8.15' All Wireshark 1.10.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76304

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201406-33.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/30

Modified: 2015/04/13

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:gentoo:linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/29

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, CVE-2014-2907, CVE-2014-4020, CVE-2014-4174

BID: 66066, 66068, 66070, 66072, 66755, 67046, 68044

GLSA: 201406-33