Wireshark 1.10.x < 1.10.12 / 1.12.x < 1.12.3 Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80459


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 1.10.x prior to 1.10.12 or 1.12.x prior to 1.12.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities in the following dissectors :

- DEC DNA Routing (CVE-2015-0562)
- LPP (CVE-2015-0561)
- SMTP (CVE-2015-0563)
- WCCP (CVE-2015-0559, CVE-2015-0560)

- A denial of service vulnerability also exists related to a buffer underflow error in TLS/SSL session decryption.

A remote attacker, using a specially crafted packet or malformed pcap file, can exploit these to cause the application to crash.

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


Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.10.12 / 1.12.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80459

File Name: wireshark_1_12_3.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/01/12

Modified: 2015/03/14

Dependencies: 34112

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Wireshark

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0562, CVE-2015-0561, CVE-2015-0563, CVE-2015-0564, CVE-2015-0559, CVE-2015-0560

BID: 71916, 71917, 71918, 71919, 71921, 71922

OSVDB: 116808, 116809, 116810, 116811, 116812, 116813