Wireshark 1.12.x < 1.12.11 Multiple DoS (Mac OS X)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90784


The remote Mac OS X host has an application installed that is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.


The version of Wireshark installed on the remote Mac OS X host is 1.12.x prior to 1.12.11. It is, therefore, affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities in the following components :

- GSM CBCH dissector
- IAX2 dissector
- IEEE 802.11 dissector
- NCP dissector
- PKTC dissector


Upgrade to Wireshark version 1.12.11 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90784

File Name: macosx_wireshark_1_12_11.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2016/04/29

Modified: 2016/06/27

Dependencies: 84503

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Wireshark

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4006, CVE-2016-4078, CVE-2016-4079, CVE-2016-4080, CVE-2016-4081, CVE-2016-4082, CVE-2016-4085

OSVDB: 136225, 136558, 137564, 137565, 137566, 137567, 137573

EDB-ID: 39604, 39644