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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90784
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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: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 4/29/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Dependencies: macosx_wireshark_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4085


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wireshark:wireshark

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Wireshark

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/22/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2016

Reference Information

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

EDB-ID: 39604, 39644