Amazon Linux AMI : wireshark (ALAS-2015-580)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85453


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


Several denial of service flaws were found in Wireshark. Wireshark could crash or stop responding if it read a malformed packet off a network, or opened a malicious dump file. (CVE-2014-8714 , CVE-2014-8712 , CVE-2014-8713 , CVE-2014-8711 , CVE-2014-8710 , CVE-2015-0562 , CVE-2015-0564 , CVE-2015-2189 , CVE-2015-2191)


Run 'yum update wireshark' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85453

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-580.nasl

Version: 2.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/08/18

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:wireshark-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8710, CVE-2014-8711, CVE-2014-8712, CVE-2014-8713, CVE-2014-8714, CVE-2015-0562, CVE-2015-0564, CVE-2015-2189, CVE-2015-2191

ALAS: 2015-580

RHSA: 2015:1460