Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wireshark (MDVSA-2015:183)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82458


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


Updated wireshark package fixes security vulnerabilies :

The WCP dissector could crash (CVE-2015-2188).

The pcapng file parser could crash (CVE-2015-2189).

The TNEF dissector could go into an infinite loop (CVE-2015-2191).


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82458

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-183.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 3/31/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2188, CVE-2015-2189, CVE-2015-2191

BID: 72941, 72942, 72944

MDVSA: 2015:183