Debian DSA-3367-1 : wireshark - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86156

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the dissectors/parsers for ZigBee, GSM RLC/MAC, WaveAgent, ptvcursor, OpenFlow, WCCP and in internal functions which could result in denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u3.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/wireshark

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3367

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86156

File Name: debian_DSA-3367.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/28/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6241, CVE-2015-6242, CVE-2015-6243, CVE-2015-6244, CVE-2015-6245, CVE-2015-6246, CVE-2015-6247, CVE-2015-6248, CVE-2015-6249

DSA: 3367