Wireshark 1.12.x < 1.12.11 Multiple DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90786


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


The version of Wireshark installed on the remote Windows 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: 90786

File Name: wireshark_1_12_11.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2016/04/29

Modified: 2016/06/27

Dependencies: 34112

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