Debian DSA-3505-1 : wireshark - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89695
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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the dissectors/parsers for Pcapng, NBAP, UMTS FP, DCOM, AllJoyn, T.38, SDP, NLM, DNS, BED, SCTP, 802.11, DIAMETER, VeriWave, RVSP, ANSi A, GSM A, Ascend, NBAP, ZigBee ZCL and Sniffer which could result in denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the wireshark packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.2-5wheezy17.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.1+g01b65bf-4+deb8u4.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3505

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89695

File Name: debian_DSA-3505.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:wireshark, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/4/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7830, CVE-2015-8711, CVE-2015-8712, CVE-2015-8713, CVE-2015-8714, CVE-2015-8715, CVE-2015-8716, CVE-2015-8717, CVE-2015-8718, CVE-2015-8719, CVE-2015-8720, CVE-2015-8721, CVE-2015-8722, CVE-2015-8723, CVE-2015-8724, CVE-2015-8725, CVE-2015-8726, CVE-2015-8727, CVE-2015-8728, CVE-2015-8729, CVE-2015-8730, CVE-2015-8732, CVE-2015-8733

DSA: 3505