Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2014:159)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77098


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in wireshark :

- The Catapult DCT2000 and IrDA dissectors could underrun a buffer (CVE-2014-5161, CVE-2014-5162).

- The GTP and GSM Management dissectors could crash (CVE-2014-5163).

- The RLC dissector could crash (CVE-2014-5164).

- The ASN.1 BER dissector could crash (CVE-2014-5165).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.10.9 version where these security flaws has been fixed.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77098

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-159.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/09

Modified: 2014/09/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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:lib64wireshark3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wiretap3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64wsutil3, 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: 2014/08/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-5161, CVE-2014-5162, CVE-2014-5163, CVE-2014-5164, CVE-2014-5165

BID: 69000, 69001, 69002, 69003, 69005

MDVSA: 2014:159