Wireshark 1.12.x < 1.12.2 Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79252

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VPR Score: 3.6


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


The remote Windows host has a version of Wireshark installed that is 1.12.x prior to 1.12.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities in following dissectors :

- AMQP (CVE-2014-8711)
- NCP (CVE-2014-8712, CVE-2014-8713)
- SigComp (CVE-2014-8710)
- TN5250 (CVE-2014-8714)

A remote attacker, using a specially crafted packet, can cause the application to crash.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.12.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79252

File Name: wireshark_1_12_2.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/11/14

Updated: 2019/11/25

Dependencies: 34112

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-8714

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Wireshark

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8710, CVE-2014-8711, CVE-2014-8712, CVE-2014-8713, CVE-2014-8714

BID: 71069, 71070, 71071, 71072, 71073