GLSA-201409-01 : Wireshark: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77470


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-01 (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 a Denial of Service condition via specially crafted packets.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Wireshark users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/wireshark-1.10.9'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77470

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201409-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/02

Modified: 2015/04/13

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: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: 2014/09/01

Reference Information

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

BID: 69000, 69001, 69002, 69003, 69005

GLSA: 201409-01