Wireshark 2.0.x < 2.0.3 Multiple DoS (Mac OS X)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 90785


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 2.0.x prior to 2.0.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities in the following components :

- GSM CBCH dissector
- IAX2 dissector
- IEEE 802.11 dissector
- MS-WSP dissector
- NCP dissector
- PKTC dissector
- TShark


Upgrade to Wireshark version 2.0.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90785

File Name: macosx_wireshark_2_0_3.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 4/29/2016

Updated: 11/20/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-4084


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: CVSS:3.0/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-2016-4076, CVE-2016-4077, CVE-2016-4078, CVE-2016-4079, CVE-2016-4080, CVE-2016-4081, CVE-2016-4082, CVE-2016-4083, CVE-2016-4084